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looking at differences between the DSM editions - How diagnoses of substance use disorder are made – including alcohol use disorder as well as other drug use disorders (e.g., marijuana, opioids, & cocaine).

Comparison Between DSM-IV and DSM-5

How diagnoses of substance use disorder are made – including alcohol use disorder as well as other drug use disorders (e.g., marijuana, opioids,  cocaine).

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DSM-5

Starting in 2000, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) began forming work groups to proffer a research agenda for a fifth revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Using research articles, white papers, and monographs, these work groups summarized the state of science relevant to the different conditions and identified gaps in diagnosis, treatment, and research. In 2007, the DSM–5 Task Force began creating the DSM-5 manual that was published in 2013.

NOTABLE CHANGES BETWEEN THE DSM IV AND DSM-5 INCLUDE:

Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - discusses drinking, but applies to other drug use disorders as well.
See Infographic: Diagnosing Substance Use Disorder

CITATIONS

https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/dsmfactsheet/dsmfact.pdf

 

 

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