Diagnosing Psychiatric Disorders: The Synchronization of DSM-5 and ICD-10-CMNovember 13th 2013
The two most widely used classification systems are ICD-10 and DSM. These systems are mutually influential. Recent diagnostic guides highlight the importance of an integrated approach to presenting problems in a patient-centered framework. Specifics here.
The Clinical Challenge of Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Use DisorderAugust 1st 2006
Bipolar disorder I and II have the highest association with substance use disorder, compared with any other major psychiatric disorder. Treatment requires an integrated approach that includes specific psychotherapy as well as the use of medication.