Psychiatria pre prax 1/2015

Substance-related and addictive disorders in DSM-5

The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) makes several changes also to the category of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders. In this article, major revisions in the DSM-5 criteria for substance-related and addictive disorders are summarized.

Keywords: DSM-5, diagnostic classification systems, substance-related and addictive disorders.