Competency Test--DSM-5 Crosswalk Principles

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Competency Test--DSM-5 Crosswalk Principles

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DSM-5 continues to utilize a section specifically for Child and Adolescence?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Disruptive Mood Regulation Disorder is now listed in the Disruptive, Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders section.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ADHD is included in which section of DSM-5?
    • A. 

      Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders

    • B. 

      Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    • C. 

      Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence

    • D. 

      ADHD and related disorders

  • 4. 
    Which is true about the new diagnosis, Disruptive Mood Regulation Disorder?
    • A. 

      An alternative to ODD diagnosis

    • B. 

      An alternative to Bipolar diagnosis for children

    • C. 

      A better option for angry children under 18 who have a mood problem as well

    • D. 

      An alternative to Conduct Disorder Diagnosis

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      Alternative to ODD and Bipolar, a better option for angry children with mood component, but not an alternative to Conduct Disorder

  • 5. 
    Separation anxiety in children is the same classification in both DSM-IV and DSM-5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An individual with an established DSM-IV diagnosis of Asperger's disorder can be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in DSM-5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a Neurodevelopmental Disorder is not likely to cause confusion in the transition from DSM-IV to DSM-5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    PTSD is a complex sub-category of Anxiety Disorders in DSM-5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ADHD can now be diagnosed as a co-occurring disorder with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    All are true EXCEPT the following:
    • A. 

      OCD has been taken out of Anxiety Disorders and now in its own section, Obsessive and Compulsive Related Disorders

    • B. 

      Panic can be diagnosed as a specifier for any Anxiety Disorder diagnosis

    • C. 

      The code for Substance Dependence keeps this as a diagnosis in DSM-5

    • D. 

      The DSM-5 code for Substance use, mild is the same as Substance Abuse in DSM-IV

  • 11. 
    DSM-5 changed criterion A in Schizophrenia to have greater specificity of sub-types
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Substance Use disorders in DSM-5 use severity measures from mild to severe rather than "abuse" and "dependence."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is true about the Not Otherwise Specified--NOS specifier for diagnoses
    • A. 

      It was used as a generic fallback option in DSM-IV for clinicians

    • B. 

      It is no longer used in DSM-5

    • C. 

      NOS shows the limitations of stand-alone diagnostic categories

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    DSM-5 takes a developmental approach to organizing the diagnostic classification system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    All are true EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      DSM-5 promotes continuity whereby related diagnostic categories follow one another from chapter to chapter

    • B. 

      GAF will likely still be used in DSM-5

    • C. 

      DSM-5 takes a first step to acknowledge that there are overlapping elements across diagnoses, such as depressive and anxiety symptoms

    • D. 

      Personality disorders are still part of DSM-5

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