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DSM 5 Update and Timeline

DSM-5 Overview

This useful information is brought to you by the MUSC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the SCPA to assist with the transition into DSM-5.

What's New? (Updated 5.14.16)

 Quick and Dirty DSM 5 Charts

Overview and Main Points

1.    Highlights of Changes from DSM-IV-TR to DSM-5 (7.27.13)  

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

3.    Organization of the DSM-5 (5.13.13)

4.     Joint APA and NIMH Statement (5.1.13)

Major Diagnostic Updates                                          

   Fact Sheets (5.16.14)

What do I need to know now?

1.     No More Multiaxial Diagnosis (4.30.13)

2.     Changes from DSM-4 to DSM-5 (7.27.13)

3.     FAQ for Clinicians (8-1-13)

Additional Areas of Interest

1.     Issues still under study (4.30.13)

2.     Cultural Concepts

3.     Cross Cutting Assessment Measures (6.20.13)   

Insurance Implications of DSM5

1.     Insurance Implications (5-14-13)

2.     Coding Corrections (8.9.13)


Click here for the offical APA DSM-5 website         

Updated 05.16.14


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