"Reviewing the DSM-5 Changes: An Open Book Workshop" Featuring Robin Rosenberg

Created by Elizabeth Uva Employee on Mar 26, 2015

Sunday, March 30, 2014 at This is a pre-recorded webinar

Starts at 12:00 PM ยท Ends on Apr 1, 2014 at 1:00 PM, EDT (America/New_York)

  • No one is attending this event yet.


Robin Rosenberg




This workshop will provide an overview of the major changes, from the discontinuation of the multi-axial system, to the changes to Somatoform Disorders , the addition of new disorders (such as Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder) and the revamping of other disorders (such as the newly-renamed Gender Dysphoria and Illness Anxiety Disorder). Also discussed will be some of the controversial changes, such as discontinuing the bereavement exclusion for Major Depressive Disorder. Attendees will benefit from having a copy of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition open during the talk. 




  1. Understand the structural changes to and organization of DSM-5.

  2. Learn about some of the disorders new to DSM-5  (e.g., Illness Anxiety Disorder, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder)

  3. Learn about some of the change in criteria to disorders that were in DSM-IV (e.g., PTSD, Acute Stress Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder) 




Robin Rosenberg is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, and is a clinical psychologist in private practice. She has taught psychology courses at Lesley University and Harvard University. In addition, she is coauthor (along with Stephen Kosslyn) of Abnormal Psychology, Psychology in Context and Fundamentals of Psychology. She is board certified in clinical psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders. She received her B.A. in psychology from New York University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Rosenberg specializes in treating people with depression, anxiety, and eating disorders, and is interested in the integration of different therapy approaches. Dr. Rosenberg enjoys using fictional stories to illustrate psychological principles, and can sometimes be found at comic conventions.

This is a pre-recorded webinar