By Lourie W. Reichenberg

Every little thing you must find out about the DSM-5™ in an geared up and concise presentation

Providing you with a short and straightforward solution to get up-to-speed on contemporary adjustments to the 2 major class systems—DSM-5 necessities highlights those alterations in a logical and systematic demeanour that you should simply make the transition from DSM-IV to DSM-5.

Author Lourie Reichenberg bargains overall healthiness care services, teachers, clinicians in perform settings, and workplace employees who do coding for coverage repayment the data they should do their jobs easily and successfully with assurance of:

• The twenty classifications of disorders
• rising measures and models
• the way forward for prognosis and therapy planning
• Matching clients' wishes with the simplest evidence-based treatment
• significant adjustments to the DSM-5 reminiscent of the substitute of the multiaxial process, the developmental and lifespan process, and cultural and gender considerations

Arranged within the comparable series because the DSM-5, DSM-5 necessities covers what has replaced from the DSM-IV, what those adjustments suggest for prognosis, and the implication of those alterations at the choice of powerful, evidence-based therapy.

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To qualify for the anxious distress specifier, a minimum of two of the following anxiety symptoms must be present most days during the current or most recent mood episode of mania, hypomania, or depression (APA, 2013a): • • • • • tension or feeling wound up restlessness inability to concentrate dread of something terrible happening fear of losing control Severity levels—mild (two symptoms), moderate (three symptoms), moderate-severe (four or five symptoms), or severe (four or five symptoms with motor agitation)—should be assessed for anxious distress.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Body-dysmorphic-like disorder with actual flaws: Preoccupation with real flaws in physical appearance. The preoccupation becomes obsessive and interferes with daily functioning. Body dysmorphic-like disorder without repetitive behaviors: This is selfexplanatory. , nail-biting, lip-biting, selfpinching, cheek-chewing), which have resulted in failed attempts to extinguish or reduce the behaviors. Nondelusional obsessional jealousy, which involves a preoccupation with thoughts that one’s partner is involved in infidelity.

34 THE 20 CLASSIFICATIONS OF DISORDERS Substance/Medication-Induced Depressive Disorder The use of alcohol or illicit drugs can result in the development of depression while using the substance or during the withdrawal period. Similarly, many medications prescribed to treat physical and psychological conditions, including antidepressants, may also have the untoward side effect of causing depression (APA, 2013a). Antidepressants are generally considered safe, but the suicide risk for young adults ages 18 to 24 who begin taking antidepressants was large enough for the Food and Drug Administration to issue a black-box warning to advocate careful monitoring of clients in this age group for treatment-emergent suicidal ideation (Friedman & Leon, 2007; Seligman & Reichenberg, 2012).

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