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Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders: Diagnostic Challenges

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About the Course:

Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders presents an overview of the common diagnostic difficulties associated with the comorbidity of alcoholism and other psychiatric disorders. This article then briefly reviews the relationship between alcoholism and several psychiatric disorders that commonly co-occur with alcoholism and which clinicians should consider in their differential diagnosis.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders: Diagnostic Challenges created by Ramesh Shivani, M.D., Jeffrey Goldsmith, M.D., and Robert M. Anthenelli, M.D. in 2002.

Journal/Publisher:

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Publication Date:

2002

Course Material Authors

Ramesh Shivani, M.D.

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Jeffrey Goldsmith, M.D.

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Robert M. Anthenelli, M.D.

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Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about alcoholism and psychiatric disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the diagnostic difficulties in assessing psychiatric complaints in alcoholic patients.

  2. Explain the psychiatric disorders commonly associated with alcoholism.

  3. Describe the basic approach to diagnostic patients with alcoholism and coexisting psychiatric complaints.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 credit hour

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Course Retired
Course Number 101221
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.40 out of 5
242 members have taken this course