The internet offers a huge selection of Unregulated Distance Learning courses in Mental Health. Completing a course entitles the Learner to practise their Therapy Skills on members of the public. Is this exploiting vulnerable patients?
The 11th revision of the ICD added "gaming disorder" as a potential mental health diagnosis. Is this controversial decision the way forward in treating technology abuse? How will clinicians diagnose and treat the condition?
Both the ICD and DSM are used by psychiatrists to classify and diagnose Mental Health Disorders. I explore the role and the differences between the two and how their content has changed over the years.