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Substance Use And Addiction Disorders: Merging DSM-5 With Standard Screening Methods For Single And Multiple Substance Use

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 3 hours
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Course Summary

Unique challenges exist for individuals with a substance use and addiction disorder. Individuals with multiple substance use disorders and cross addictions are expected to have a higher degree of physical symptoms from substances consumed and longer period of time of detoxification. A personalized detoxification treatment plan is needed for individuals diagnosed with a substance use disorder according to their unique medical, psychiatric, and substance use history.

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Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Multiple Substance Use And Cross Addiction
  • Common Characteristics Of Substance Use
  • Screening For Substance Use
  • Addiction Screening Instruments
  • Summary


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