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DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions

Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria

Edited by Philip R. Muskin, M.D.

  • ISBN 978-1-58562-467-6
  • Item #62467

Description

DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria elucidates DSM-5® through self-exam questions designed to test the reader’s knowledge of the new edition’s diagnostic criteria. Mental health professionals, ranging from clinicians and students to psychiatric nurses and social workers, will benefit from this substantive text’s 300-plus questions. This book is a “must have” for anyone seeking to fully understand the changes brought about by the groundbreaking launch of DSM-5®.

Some of the book’s most beneficial features include:

  • Self-exam questions and cases designed to test the reader’s knowledge of conceptual changes to DSM-5® (e.g., autism spectrum disorder), specific changes to diagnoses (e.g., the integration of childhood disorders within main disorders), and diagnostic criteria (e.g., the diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder and bipolar disorders).
  • Questions about each diagnosis in DSM-5®, including the proposed diagnoses in Section III, which enable readers to teach themselves about new and potential future diagnoses.
  • A contrast of DSM-5® diagnoses with DSM-IV-TR® to assist readers in quickly learning about the changes in diagnostic classes and criteria.
  • Short answers that explain the rationale for each correct answer (diagnostic criteria sets from DSM-5® are included as appropriate, and readers are directed to DSM-5® for further information).
  • Question answers containing important information on diagnostic classifications, criteria sets, diagnoses, codes, and severity, dimension of diagnosis, and culture, age, and gender.

Straightforward, practical, and illustrative, DSM-5® Self-Exam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria will successfully test and broaden the DSM-5® knowledge of all mental health professionals.

Contents

Contributors
Preface
Part I: Questions
Chapter 1. DSM-5 introduction
Chapter 2. Neurodevelopmental disorders
Chapter 3. Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Chapter 4. Bipolar and related disorders
Chapter 5. Depressive disorders
Chapter 6. Anxiety disorders
Chapter 7. Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
Chapter 8. Trauma- and stressor-related disorders
Chapter 9. Dissociative disorders
Chapter 10. Somatic symptom and related disorders
Chapter 11. Feeding and eating disorders
Chapter 12. Elimination disorders
Chapter 13. Sleep-wake disorders
Chapter 14. Sexual dysfunctions
Chapter 15. Gender dysphoria
Chapter 16. Disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders
Chapter 17. Neurocognitive disorders
Chapter 18. Personality disorders
Chapter 19. Paraphilic disorders
Chapter 20. Assessment measures (DSM-5 section III)
Chapter 21. Cultural formulation (DSM-5 section III) and glossary of cultural concepts of distress (DSM-5 appendix)
Chapter 22. Alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders (DSM-5 section III)
Glossary of technical terms (DSM-5 appendix)
Section II: Answer Guide
Chapter 23. Neurodevelopmental disorders
Chapter 24. Schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
Chapter 25. Bipolar and related disorders
Chapter 26. Depressive disorders
Chapter 27. Anxiety disorders
Chapter 28. Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
Chapter 29. Trauma- and stressor-related disorders
Chapter 30. Dissociative disorders
Chapter 31. Somatic symptom and related disorders
Chapter 32. Feeding and eating disorders
Chapter 33. Elimination disorders
Chapter 34. Sleep-wake disorders
Chapter 35. Sexual dysfunctions
Chapter 36. Gender dysphoria
Chapter 37. Disruptive, impulse control, and conduct disorders
Chapter 38. Substance-related and addictive disorders
Chapter 39. Neurocognitive disorders
Chapter 40. Personality disorders
Chapter 41. Paraphilic disorders
Chapter 42. Assessment measures (DSM-5 section III)
Chapter 43. Cultural formulation (DSM-5 section III) and glossary of cultural concepts of distress (DSM-5 appendix)
Chapter 44. Alternative DSM-5 model for personality disorders (DSM-5 section III)
Glossary of technical terms (DSM-5 appendix)

Contributors

Lawrence Amsel, M.D., M.P.H.
Elizabeth L. Auchincloss, M.D.
Robert J. Boland, M.D.
Joyce T. Chen, M.D.
Christina Kitt Garza, M.D.
Philip R. Muskin, M.D.
Michelle B. Riba, M.D., M.S.
Julie K. Schulman, M.D.
Peter A. Shapiro, M.D.
Jonathan A. Slater, M.D.

About the Authors

Philip R. Muskin, M.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, and Chief of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at NY-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, in New York, New York.

The individual questions provided by the Self-Exam, the selection of material, and the extensive answers given are excellent, but the grouping of questions by topic is a major disadvantage for self-study. It nonetheless is a potentially useful tool to prepare for a standardized examination at any level of training.—Michael D. Jibson & Lisa S. Seyfried, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Academic Psychiatry, 08/25/2016

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