Capital Use Disorder

From the DSM-V, but every time it says “cannabis,” I replace it with “capital”

Diagnostic Criteria

A problematic pattern of capital use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by at least two of the following, occurring within a 12-month period:

1. Capital is often taken in larger amounts or over a longer period than was intended.

2. There is a persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control capital use.

3. A great deal of time is spent in activities necessary to obtain capital, use capital, or recover from its effects.

A “stash” of capital, often referred to colloquially as a “cash box”

4. Craving, or a strong desire or urge to use capital.

5. Recurrent capital use resulting in a failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school, or home.

6. Continued capital use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of capital.

7. Important social, occupational, or recreational activities are given up or reduced because of capital use.

8. Recurrent capital use in situations in which it is physically hazardous.

9. Capital use is continued despite knowledge of having a persistent or recurrent physical or psychological problem that is likely to have been caused or exacerbated by capital.

10. Tolerance, as defined by either of the following:

a. A need for markedly increased amounts of capital to achieve intoxication or desired effect.

b. Markedly diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of capital.

11. Withdrawal, as manifested by either of the following:

a. The characteristic withdrawal syndrome for capital (refer to Criteria A and B of the criteria set for capital withdrawal, pp. 517–518).

b. Capital (or a closely related substance) is taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms.

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