Diagnosing Dissociative Disorders

This course defines depressive disorders as portrayed in DSM-5 and the ICD-10 with various characteristics, diagnoses, co-morbidities, and differential diagnoses acted-out in scenarios with reference to the diagnostic numbering scheme of the ICD-10.

About this course

We all may have times when we become unaware of our actions and go on &ldquo;autopilot&rdquo; with our mind, such as when we arrive somewhere and realise that we were so preoccupied that we cannot remember the journey. For most of us, these moments of dissociation pass without causing significant distress in our lives. For some people, however, this dissociation not only persists, but can also mean gaps in memory, disconnection from self and surroundings, and behaviour incongruous with the person?s normal personality. This course examines what it is necessary to know in order to successfully diagnose the dissociative disorders, including dissociative identity disorder (DID), dissociative amnesia, depersonalization/derealization disorder, other specified dissociative disorder, and unspecified dissociative disorder. The program explains the differences in coding between the DSM-5 and the ICD-10, defines the various dissociative disorders, and also covers questions of differential diagnosis and co-morbidity in regard to the dissociative disorders. <p>&nbsp;</p> <b>DSM-5-TR update:</b> While this video discusses mental conditions in terms of how the diagnosis would be treated in the DSM-5, the current iteration of the DSM is the DSM-5-TR. However, the clinical material discussed in this video is still current.
Duration 1 hour
Format video
Type introductory
Price Included with Membership
Writer / Presenter Alexander Street Press

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