Attachment Disorders and Neurobiology: Perspectives on Intervention
This course presents the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD), the neural basis for BPD, how epigenetics relates to BPD, and current pharmacologic treatments for BPD.
The course was recorded in June 2013 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include video, audio and handouts.
Publish Date: September 11, 2013. This course will be available for three years from this date.
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Designed for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses and health care professionals in all settings.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
- Describe the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for borderline personality disorder.
- Discuss current pharmacologic treatments for borderline personality disorder.
- Describe the implications of epigenetics on cognitive emotional processing.
Audio and Video
- Structure and organization of DSM-5
- Compare diagnoses in the DSM-IV with DSM-5
- Discuss changes in DSM-5 related to assessing culture
William M. Womack, MD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
- 1.20 Contact hours
- 1.20 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level