Author | Ihsan Salloum, MD, MPH


Mini Quiz: DSM-5 Basics

August 03, 2015

DSM-5 stands out for the introduction of several new specifiers, which will allow for more accurate coding. Which of the items mentioned in this quiz did not change in DSM-5?

Diagnosing Psychiatric Disorders: The Synchronization of DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM

November 13, 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 Disorder

August 01, 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.