Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment of DSM-5 Mental Disorders (5 CE)
Course Level: Beginner
Course Developed By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: This course reviews the diagnostic criteria of the major disorders within the DSM-5, as well as the etiology underlying these disorders and effective treatment interventions based on current research. In addition, issues related to course/prognosis, prevalence, differential diagnosis, culture, associated features, etc., are addressed.
- List the diagnostic criteria of the major disorders based on the DSM-5.
- Evaluate the etiology underlying the mental disorders within the DSM-5.
- Summarize treatment interventions for these disorders based on current research.
- Assess additional issues related to these disorders such as course/prognosis, prevalence, differential diagnosis, culture, and associated features.
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.