DSM-5 Changes

$5.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Intermediate

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Course Description
An overview of the changes to the DSM-5 with a focus on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse.  The material used for this course is with permission by Kendall Hunt Publishing Company and Dr. Lori Phelps.

Author: Dr. Lori Phelps
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

Course Objectives

1. Identify DSM-5 changes including the establishment and elimination of diagnostic categories and disorders.

2. Review criticisms and concerns surrounding DSM-5 changes and development.

3. List the DSM-5 categories and provide examples of specific disorders.

4. Summarize specific differential diagnosis components of substance use and substance-induced disorders.

5. Discuss DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for gambling and eating disorders.

ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.


CAADE Approval

This course is CAADE approved.


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Added On: 2014-02-24

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