Total CE Credit Hours: 7
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102982
About the Course:
This book provides a well-organized presentation of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Version 5 with a focus on changes from the previous version. As noted by the authors, this reference work is a highly simplified and summarized presentation of the DSM-5. As such, this resource serves as a quick reference and memory tool for professionals engaged in the mental health field. In addition to providing all DSM-5 codes, this guide also includes ICD-10 codes.
This course is based on the , DSM-5 Insanely Simplified created by Steven Buser, MD and Leonard Cruz, MD in 2014.
Course Material Authors
The audience for this book includes therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, physicians, residents in training, medical students, and others working in the mental health field.
Identify the significant changes and evolving conceptualizations regarding diagnostic terminology presented in the DSM-5 as compared to previous versions of the DSM.
Explain the reasons for, and implications of, those changes as they impact clinical practice and case management.
Discuss the major implications of employing a symptom-driven system of classification compared to those systems favoring biology, genetics, and neuroscience.
Compare and contrast the DSM-5’s new spectrum approach to diagnosis to previous approaches such as this employed in earlier versions of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual.
Describe and discuss the metaphor of the lotus flower as it related to the eight primary psychiatric spectrums.
References are located in the Bibliography at the end of the book.
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