DSM5TR® SelfExam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria elucidates the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision, through selfexam questions designed to test the readers knowledge of the new editions diagnostic criteria. Mental health professionals, ranging from clinicians and students to psychiatric nurses and social workers, will benefit from this substantive texts 300plus questions. This book is a "must have" for anyone seeking to fully understand the changes brought about by the groundbreaking publication of DSM5 and DSM5TR.
Some of the books most beneficial features include the following:
• Selfexam questions and cases designed to test the readers knowledge of conceptual changes in DSM5TR (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 DSM5TR, including the proposed diagnoses in Section III, which enable readers to learn about new and potential future diagnoses.
• Short answers that explain the rationale for each correct answer, with page references to DSM5TR for further information.
• Answers containing important information on diagnostic classifications, criteria sets, diagnoses, codes, severity, dimension of diagnosis, culture, age, and gender.
Straightforward, practical, and illustrative, DSM5TR® SelfExam Questions: Test Questions for the Diagnostic Criteria will successfully test and broaden the DSM5 knowledge of all mental health professionals.