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Don’t Let the “TR” Fool You: The DSM-5-TR is Far More Than a Text Revision

  • August 26, 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Online/Zoom


This workshop overviews the key diagnostic developments and departures of the DSM-5-TR in relation to its predecessor, the DSM-5. Critical diagnostic developments in the Text Revision include the return of Mood Disorders, the inclusion of ICD-10 codes for Suicidal Behavior and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury, and the addition of Prolonged Grief Disorder, among others. These inclusions are joined by diagnostic revisions or clarifications to dozens of additional disorders, in addition to more comprehensive attention to issues of race, equity, and discrimination. Participants will receive 2 CEs for this workshop.

Workshop Overview

  1. The new DSM-5-TR: Who, What, When, Where and Why (now)?
  2. Dual/Dueling Diagnostic Systems: The ICD and the DSM
  3. New Disorders in the DSM-5-TR
    • Prolonged Grief Disorder and Differential Diagnosis
    • Unspecified Mood Disorders
    • Suicidal Behavior and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI)
    • Gender Dysphoria
  4. Criteriological Changes to Disorders
  5. Revisions in Assessment Tools
  6. Culturally Sensitive and Affirming Revisions
  7. “To Infinity and Beyond”- Future Developments in the DSM and the ICD.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify at least three new inclusions in the DSM-5-TR
  2. Discuss the rationale for at least three of the diagnostic manual’s novel inclusions or revisions.
  3. Distinguish grief from depression.
  4. Describe the prevalence and criteria for Prolonged Grief Disorder.
  5. Explain the rationale for the change from Gender Identity Disorder to Gender Dysphoria.
  6. Compare and contrast the DSM-5-TR with the DSM-5 and ICD-11.

Our Presenter:  Greg J. Neimeyer, PhD

Dr. Greg Neimeyer is professor emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida, where he served as Director of Training and Graduate Coordinator of the doctoral training programs and taught courses on the DSM, the ICD, and psychopathology.

A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Neimeyer is also the recipient of its Award for Outstanding Contributions to Career and Personality Research. Dr. Neimeyer was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to serve as one of two psychologists originally trained on the DSM-5, and subsequently has provided hundreds of professional trainings on the DSM and ICD both nationally and internationally.

The author of more than 200 scholarly articles and 10 books, Dr. Neimeyer is a lifetime inductee into the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. He currently serves as the Director of the Office of Continuing Education in Psychology at the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.

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