Personality and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
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- Describe the clinical features associated with the 10 personality disorders, and the 5 somatic symptom and related disorders
- List the 3 clusters of personality disorders
- Describe how the epidemiology and characteristics of personality and somatic symptom and related disorders differ between younger and older patients
- Identify principles of diagnosis and treatment of personality and somatic symptom and related disorders in the older patient
Date of original release: October 5, 2019
Most recent review/update: October 5, 2019
Termination date: October 4, 2022
Robert Bender, MD
Section Chief for Geriatrics, Broadlawns Medical Center
Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the speaker does not have any relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose.
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- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.75 AOA Category 2B
- 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)