Society for the Teaching of Psychology

New Teaching Resource

23 Apr 2014 11:23 AM | Jeffrey Stowell (Administrator)

DSM-5: Using Key Changes to Highlight Critical Teaching Points for Undergraduate Psychology Instructors (2014)

Authors: Sarah E. Trost, Brian L. Burke, and Joshua Schoenfeld
Affiliations: Cardinal Stritch University, Fort Lewis College, and St. Joseph’s College
Description: This 25-page article discusses several changes found in DSM-5, including modification to the definition of a mental disorder, the elimination of multiaxial diagnosis, proposed changes to Personality Disorders, and diagnostic alterations involving childhood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and major depressive disorder. The authors provide practical suggestions for teaching these changes to undergraduates.
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