Health & Medical Question
Find the DSM Diagnostic Criteria for the following conditions.
Major Depressive Disorder in Adults
Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Adults
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Adults
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder in Children
Substance Abuse Disorder in Adults
Students will construct a short paper that includes a title page and reference page. After a brief introduction about DSM codes and their purpose, students should use each of the diagnosis codes listed as a Level I heading and then describe the corresponding diagnostic criteria. Students should only need one or two paragraphs to write the diagnostic criteria for each code. At least 3 references other than the textbook or other course materials is required. Cite and reference appropriately per APA writing style. Students can utilize sources available through internet searches for the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria but some suggestions are medscape (create a free account), NCBI, AAFP. A google search using terms such as DSM 5 criteria for xxshould also yield the information needed.