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Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders is a broad category of neuropsychiatric disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). The DSM-5 lists substance-related disorders encompassing 10 separate classes of abused drugs: (1) alcohol, (2) caffeine, (3) cannabis, (4) hallucinogens, (5) inhalants, (6) opioids, (7) sedatives/hypnotics/anxiolytics, (8) stimulants, (9) tobacco, and (10) other substances. In addition to these substance-related disorders, this DSM-5 category also includes gambling disorder as the sole substance-unrelated disorder. With the exception of gambling disorder, the disorders in this category are specifically termed substance use disorders (SUDs), which can be further subclassified according to the primary drug of abuse utilized by the patient (e.g., alcohol use disorder, cocaine use disorder), with intoxication, withdrawal, other substance-induced disorders, and unspecified substance-related ...

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