PAPER ON SUBSTANCE-RELATED AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS USING DSM-5
In a two (2) to three (3) page (maximum) written paper include the following information to demonstrate your understanding of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders using DSM-5
criteria: Include both I and II:
I: Discuss your understanding of (A) Substance Use Disorders
(B) Substance- Induced Disorders (p. 481-490 in DSM-5).
In addition, choose only one the following two disorders and fully discuss the most salient criteria for one of these disorders:
1. Alcohol Use Disorder (pages 490-497 in DSM-5). Focus mostly on Alcohol Use Disorder and briefly comment on the other Alcohol-Related Disorders (as listed on page 490 in DSM-5).
1. Opioid Use Disorder (pages 540-550 in DSM-5): Focus mostly on Opioid Use Disorder and briefly comment on the other Opioid –Related Disorders (as listed on page 540 in DSM-5). Include your understanding of the specification: “on maintenance therapy”. Please note that a 2-3 page paper is quite short to cover this topic. Therefore, you should fully understand
assignment topics. At the very least you must include all required components indicated in this assignment to get full credit. Do not just list diagnostic criteria; explain things in your own words.
Do not use DSM IV-TR or any other version of the DSM other than DSM-5. The page numbers noted above are found in the DSM-5. Follow APA style with a cover page and a reference page (which do not count toward your two (2) to three (3) pages of content). Please do not write more than three (3) content pages.