DSM 5 Update and Timeline

DSM-5 Overview

Brought to you by the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the SCPA
Useful information compiled to help with the transition into the DSM 5 in practice

Overview and Main Points

1.    Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5  

2.    DSM-5 News Release (APA) (5-14-13)

3.    Organization of the DSM-5

4.     Joint APA and NIMH Statement

Additional Areas of Interest

1.     Issues still under study

2.     Cultural Concepts

3.     Cross Cutting Assessment Measures

What do I need to know now?

1.     No More Multiaxial Diagnosis

2.     Changes from DSM IVtr  to DSM 5

3.     FAQ for Clinicians (8-1-13)

Insurance Implications of DSM5

1.     Insurance Implications (5-14-13)

2.     Coding Corrections (9-17-13)

Major Diagnostic Updates


(Coming Soon)
Updates by Special Interest 

1.     Addictions Psychiatry

2.     Child-Adolescent Psychiatry

3.     Consult-Liaison (Psychosomatics)

4.     Forensic Psychiatry

5.     Geriatric Psychiatry

6.     Research

Updated: 10/8/13


Please contact us at DSM5updates@musc.edu for questions or help.