Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: A Review Of The Literature

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Define DSM 5 criteria for Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder
2. Explain why DMDD was introduced into the DSM 5 in 2012
3. Discuss why the diagnosis is controversial

Literature review for Recommendations for Treating Chronic Persistent Irritability or DMDD

After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Discuss the paucity of literature despite the prevalence of irritability in the community
2. Describe how we conducted the literature review via use of pub med, inclusion, and exclusion criteria
3. Identify articles that address chronic irritability and DMDD  and what treatment recommendations are available



Sajel Shah, MD
PGY-3 Psychiatry Resident

Kerry Sheahan, DO
PGY-3 Psychiatry Resident


Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the other members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
05/19/2020 - 8:00am to 9:30am EDT
MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 APA American Psychological Association
    Baystate Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Baystate Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
  • 1.00 NBCC
    Baystate Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBC requirements. The ACEP solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

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