Bruce Cuthbert, PhD
Director, Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Unit
National Institute of Mental Health
Primary Care Physicians
This CME activity consists of an educational component (slides, audio lecture) in an electronic format, followed by an online post-test. Estimated time to complete this activity, including review of materials, is one-half hour.
Requirements for Successful Completion
As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the reasons why the NIMH initiated the Research Domain Criteria project.
2. Describe the five major dimensions of the RDoC framework.
3. Distinguish between the approaches taken by the DSM and RDoC toward psychopathology.
4. Explain the substance of the new NIMH approach to clinical trials, and describe how RDoC fits with this approach.
Dr. Cuthbert has disclosed that he has no financial relationships to disclose. Dr. Bussing has disclosed that she has received research support from Pfizer. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Medical Education Credit
Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Release Date: July 21, 2017
Expiration Date: July 20. 2019