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2000 - Categorical Classifcicatino System dieviedes mental disorders into types - diagnositc criteria
Axis I
Axis II
Axis III
Axis IV
Axis V
I clinical disorders, other coditions that may be a focus of clinical attentions
II personality disorders, mental retardation
III General Medical Condition
IV Psychosocial and environmental problems
V Global Assessment of functiong
Why Axis II
ensures that consideration will be givent to the possible presence of Personality Disorders and Mental Retardation that may be overlooked when attention more florid axis I, not because treatment is fundamentally different.
Principal Diagnosis
Axis one unless specified Axis II
GAF Scale
rank individuals psychological, social and occupational functioning on scale 1-100 - symptom severity and level of functionig is considered
Diagnostic Uncertainty
- diangosis Deferred - insufficiant info
- Specific Diagnosis (provisional) there is sufficient info for tentative, but not firm diagnosis
- Not Otherwise Specified - there is adaquate info to know that disorder belongs to particular category but insufficient info to make more specific diagnosis