Diagnosing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

This course defines obsessive-compulsive 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

Having occasional difficulty getting a particular thought out of our head is a common experience for many of us. For those suffering from obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, however, the experience of unwelcome, obsessive thoughts can manifest in a functional impairment so profound as to limit the patient's ability to participate in usual activities, potentially affecting every aspect of their lives. This course explains the requirements for diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, the core symptom in this grouping being obsessive thoughts. The disorders whose characteristics, specifiers, and differential diagnosis process are explained include: obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder, hoarding disorder, trichotillomania, excoriation disorder, and the category of &ldquo;other obsessive-compulsive and related disorders&rdquo;. <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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