Full exploitation of the DSM-5 allows for more comprehensive care By demystifying the DSM-5, author Sophia Dziegielewski goes beyond the traditional diagnostic assessment and suggests both treatment plans and practice strategy. She covers the changes in criteria to the DSM-5 and what those changes mean for mental health professionals. This resource has been updated to include: New and updated treatment plans All treatment plans, interventions strategies, applications, and practice implications are evidence based Instructions on doing diagnostic assessments and differential diagnosis using the DSM-5 Changes to coding and billing using the DSM-5 and ICD-10 The book includes robust tools for students, instructors, and new graduates seeking licensure. 'DSM-5 in Action' makes the DSM-5 accessible to all practitioners, allowing for more accurate, comprehensive care. THOROUGHLY UPDATED AND REVISED--THE BESTSELLING RESOURCE FOR THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE 'DSM-5'(TM) Thoroughly updated to align with the 'DSM-5,' this revised edition of the bestselling guide provides clear instructions on making more effective assessments, diagnoses, and treatment plans. In addition to reviewing the basics, 'DSM-5 in Action' also extends its focus to the creation of individualized treatment plans that use the best therapeutic services available. With coverage of psychotic disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sexual dysfunctions, trauma- and stress-related disorders, and more, it offers comprehensive diagnostic information on the most commonly seen psychiatric mental health conditions. The book presents a comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment plan for at least one disorder in each category and includes a case study that outlines how the treatment plan reflects the related practice strategy. Complete with Quick Reference boxes, case examples, and numerous sample treatment plans, 'DSM-5 in Action' is essential reading for students and seasoned mental health professionals alike.