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DSM-5-TR: A Comprehensive Overview

Author: Beth B. Russell, PhD, Teresa Crowe, PhD, LICSW and M. Lys Hunt, LICSW
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Course Created: 2022

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

The American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) publication, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), has been the industry standard for practitioners, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and policymakers since the original draft was published in 1952. The fifth edition, text revision of the manual, known as the DSM-5-TR was published in March 2022, after receiving approval at the annual APA conference. Designed for social workers, psychologists, counselors, and marriage and family therapists, this learning material provides a comprehensive overview of the DSM-5-TR, its history and purpose, organization, and the manual’s changes and transitions from the DSM-5. In addition, information on diagnostic criteria needed to assess the presence of psychiatric disorders and examples are provided, along with a brief overview of some classified disorders.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of the DSM-5-TR.
  • Identify the organizational structure of the DSM-5-TR.
  • Describe the cultural formulation in the DSM-5-TR.
  • Recognize the relationship between DSM-5-TR and ICD.
  • Discuss diagnoses found in the DSM-5-TR.

Course Syllabus

        American Psychiatric Association
        Education and Training
Purpose and History of the Manual
        History of the Manual
DSM-5-TR Overview
        Organization of the DSM-5-TR
        Coding of Disorders
        Changes in the DSM-5-TR
        ulture and DSM-5-TR
        Section I: DSM-5 Basics
        Section II: Diagnostic Criteria and Codes
        Section III: Emerging Measures and Models
Insurance Implications
        HIPAA Approved Coding
        ICD-10-CM Coding
        Changes to Coding, Terminology, Diagnostic Criteria in the DSM-5-TR
Overview of DSM-5-TR Section II 
        Neurodevelopmental Disorders 
        Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders 
        Bipolar and Related Disorders 
        Depressive Disorders 
        Anxiety Disorders 
        Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders 
        Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders
        Dissociative Disorders
        Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders 
        Feeding and Eating Disorders 
        Elimination Disorders 
        Sleep-Wake Disorders 
        Sexual Dysfunctions 
        Gender Dysphoria 
        Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
        Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders 
        Neurocognitive Disorders 
        Personality Disorders 
        Paraphilic Disorders 
        Medication-Induced Movement Disorders 
        Other Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention
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