Changes in the DSM V

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Changes in the DSM V

As many of you know, the American Psychiatric Association has transitioned from the DSM-IV TR to DSM-V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) in 2013. Starting in 2014, both the USMLE Step 1 and Comlex Level 1, as well as the behavioral medicine courses taught in both allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, started to incorporate and use the psychiatric criteria from the DSM-V. Below are the ...

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Medical Marijuana Infographic

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA INFOGRAPHIC: MIRACLE DRUG OR MENACE TO SOCIETY


Few things are as controversial as the current debate over Medical Marijuana. Is it a miracle drug or a menace to society? With more states considering legalizing medical marijuana, med students and physicians alike will have to decide which camp they belong to.

This medical marijuana infographic presents both sides of the argument between supporters and opponents to determine ...

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The DSM-5 on the USMLE

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The DSM-5 on the USMLE

The DSM-5 on the USMLE

THE DSM-5 ON THE USMLE: WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW?
The American Psychiatric Association officially released its latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the DSM-5, in May 2013. The APA made several significant changes in to the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5 even changed several diagnostic categories themselves. ...

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How Much do Doctors Earn in Various Specialties

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How Much do Doctors Earn in Various Specialties

You know too well the intense effort and high expense involved in obtaining a medical degree. Most medical students are facing an overwhelming load of student loan debt. Med students are also faced with the decision of what area of medicine they will specialize in, along with the added expense of the additional studies required for those specialties.

The big question is: Will ...

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