Substances for which a person can establish a substance use disorder:

  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Phencyclidine
  • Other Hallucinogen
  • Inhalants
  • Opioid
  • Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic
  • Stimulant: Specify amphetamine or cocaine
  • Tobacco
  • Other (Unknown)

This criteria has been adapted for 2013 DSM-5.

 

 

APA Reference
Medina, J. (2014). Revised Alcohol and Other Substance Use Disorders. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 18, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/disorders/revised-alcoholsubstance-use-disorder/

Symptom criteria summarized from:
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fifth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.
        or
American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

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