A panel of experts at the APA Annual Meeting discussed how changes in DSM-5 may affect clinical practice. Highlights here. Highlights here. The much awaited and debated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, made its debut at the American Psychiatric Association Annual meeting, and with it came excitement and concerns over the changes found within.
Specifiers for the DSM-5 disorders (including severity) are applicable in the SCID when the disorder is considered to be “current.” DSM-5 offers severity and remission specifiers for only a subset of disorders unlike DSM-IV, which offered mild, moderate, severe, in partial remission, and in full remission for every disorder. The dimensional.
According to the DSM-5, diagnostic criteria for bulimia include: recurrent episodes of binge eating, inappropriate compensatory behavior to prevent weight gain, such as self-induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives or diuretics, fasting or excessive exercise.
Gambling Disorder -- DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria: A. Persistent and recurrent problematic gambling behavior leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as indicated by the individual.
The DSM-5 has modified the diagnostic criteria for gambling disorder, compared to the fourth edition of the manual; new diagnostic instruments are therefore needed. This study evaluated the psychometric characteristics of the Gambling Disorder Screening Questionnaire (GDSQ), a self-report questionnaire based on the DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria for Gambling Disorder, measuring its validity.
DSM-5 Criteria: Alcohol Use Disorder. A problematic pattern of alcohol use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by at least two of the following, occurring within a 12 month period: Alcohol is often taken in larger amounts or over a longer period of time than intended.
The two most widely used classification systems are ICD-10 and DSM. These systems are mutually influential. Recent diagnostic guides highlight the importance of an integrated approach to presenting problems in a patient-centered framework. Specifics here.
The DSM-5 notes that many people with Gambling disorder are likely to resolve their (gambling) problem over time, but the definitions used are unclear (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). It is open to interpretation if resolve means cessation of the most problematic behaviors, or complete abstinence. Over time can mean months when losses and consequences first appear, or only after years.