Flashcards in psychiatry Deck (2)
What are the potential confusions and pitfalls of substance related diagnoses?
1. In DSM-V, dx of substance use disorders replaced DSM IV diagnoses of substance abuse and substance dependence
2. Substance use disorders are to be differentiated from substance induced disorders
3. addiction vs substance use disorder
-addiction is not a diagnosis, it is nonspecific and has different meanings to dif people and is judgemental