Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at This is a pre-recorded webinar
Starts at 5:00 PM · Ends at 6:00 PM, EDT (America/New_York)
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ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM
Ron Comer will discuss the various changes that will accompany the publication of DSM-5 next month, including:
- Disorders with new names (e.g., "neurocognitive disorders")
- Disorders that are new (e.g., "binge eating disorder")
- New diagnostic criteria
- Combining several disorders into a single disorder (e.g., "autism spectrum disorder")
- Expanding the boundaries of "addiction" and certain other terms
- Disorders being considered for possible inclusion in a later DSM-5 revision (e.g., "nonsuicidal self-injury")
Professor Comer will also discuss the leading controversies surrounding the DSM-5 changes and their possible impact on treatment and public perception.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Ron Comer has been a professor in Princeton University's Department of Psychology for almost 40 years, serving also as Director of Clinical Psychology Studies and receiving the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. In addition, he is a practicing clinical psychologist and consultant to a number of autism programs and family medicine residency programs. Comer is author of several psychology textbooks, including Abnormal Psychology(Eighth Edition DSM-5 Update), Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology (Seventh Edition), and an introductory psychology textbook, Psychology Around Us (Second Edition), as well as producer of numerous videos for courses in psychology and other fields of education.
This is a pre-recorded webinar