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Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Substance Use Disorders: The DSM-5

About the Course:

This webinar is part of the University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Grand Rounds presentation series. In this informative webinar, Dr. Andrew Saxon will thoroughly discuss the DSM-5 revised criteria for substance use disorders.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Substance Use Disorders: The DSM-5 created by Andrew J. Saxon, M.D. in 2013.

Publication Date:

2013

Course Material Author

Andrew J. Saxon, M.D.
Andrew J. Saxon, M.D. holds the following positions: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington; Director, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (CESATE) VA Puget Sound Health Care System; and Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Washington. For more information, please visit: http://depts.washington.edu/psychadd/faculty.shtml

Andrew J. Saxon, M.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

JOSEPH A. LUPO

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for all behavioral/mental health professionals who are seeking additional knowledge about the prevention and treatment of substance use/misuse/addiction. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the revisions in the DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders.
  2. Describe the terminology and rationale used in the revised DSM-5 criteria for substance use disorders.
  3. Describe the criteria that clinicians need to be familiar with in diagnosing substance use disorders using the DSM-5.

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Course Number 102552
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