The author presents a critique of the DSM-5. It begins with a history of diagnosis in psychiatry, examines diagnostic principles, followed by specific diagnoses. This book should aid the clinicians who rely on the DSM manuals, in general, and the DSM-5, in particular.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to discuss/explain:
- The history of diagnosis in psychiatry
- How diagnostic manuals “are made”
- What is, and is not, a mental disorder
- The clinical utility of DSM-5
- Specific diagnoses discussed in the DSM-5
26 Continuing Education Hours