Advanced Mental Health Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

This activity will review the DSM-5 criteria for bipolar disorder types 1 and 2, as well as schizophrenia and subtypes. It also covers the nuance in these complex conditions and common presentations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:  

  • Describe several screening tools to screen for mania
  • Diagnose bipolar and schizophrenia using the DSM-5 TR
  • List several reasons for ER or specialist referral when addressing mental health concerns