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Want to learn more about the DSM-5 and this year's APA meeting? The NCRG has it covered!

by: NCRG Staff | May 17, 2013

Visit the NCRG at APA - Booth #2128Today, the NCRG staff is traveling to San Francisco to prepare for the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) annual meeting. The buildup for this event is coming to a peak as the APA releases their highly anticipated fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-5) on May 21. Christine Reilly, Nathan Smith and Amy Kugler will be on-site to provide the latest information about DSM-5 revisions, updates from the conference and insights from the conference sessions.

There are a few ways to connect with the NCRG’s coverage of the APA’s conference and the many updates:

  • Follow the NCRG’s Storify, titled “Unveiling the DSM-5. Amy will be posting the most relevant information from the NCRG and related organizations, media opinions and insights from social media.
  • Subscribe to Gambling Disorders 360°, the NCRG’s blog, for posts about some of the APA conference sessions and DSM-5 announcements.
  • Connect with the NCRG on Twitter (@theNCRG; #DSM5) and Facebook (Facebook.com/theNCRG).
  • Visit the NCRG and talk with Christine, Nathan and Amy at Booth #2128 in the APA exhibit hall.

The NCRG has been watching this timeline closely, as some of the DSM-5’s revisions impact the field of gambling disorders and addictions. To understand some of the changes that the new diagnostic code will include relating to gambling disorders, download the NCRG’s white paper, titled “The Evolving Definition of Pathological Gambling in the DSM-5.

Have a question or comment about the DSM-5 revision? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

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