DSM-5 Course Objectives

The Participants:

 

  •  will describe the new naming and cultural sensitivity resources of the DSM 5
  • will explain the change to Single-axis vs. Multi-axial diagnosis in the DSM 5
  • will recognize the concept of Dimensional Diagnosis and use of the specifiers and v-codes.
  • will identify the new chapter and disorder organization of the DSM 5
  •  will summarize the changes in the DSM 5 to the Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders and Bipolar and Related disorders and be able to apply these updates to creating a diagnosis
  • will summarize and apply diagnostic changes to the diagnosis of Depressive Disorders
  •  will summarize and apply diagnostic changes to the diagnosis of Anxiety Disorders