Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: by American Psychiatric Association

By American Psychiatric Association

A refining of the 3rd variation of "Diagnostic and Statistical guide of psychological issues" to serve the psychiatric box for the time being interval sooner than the forth version of this category method is released within the mid-1990s. The textual content has been revised to incorporate the most recent facts, with accelerated sections on substance abuse, sleep issues and a reorganization of the multi-axial method. the total textual content has been redesigned with person standards alphabetized inside of significant classifications at any place attainable. web page numbers were triple reference within the category, desk of contents and the index.

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The GAP Scale is a revision of the GAS (Endicott J, Spitzer RL, Fleiss J, et al: The Global Assessment Scale: A procedure for measuring overall severity of psychiatric disturbance. Archives of General Psychiatry 33:766771,1976) and the CGAS (Shaffer D, Gould MS, Brasic J, et al: Children's Global Assessment Scale [CGAS]. Archives of General Psychiatry 40:1228-1231, 1983), which are revisions of the Health-Sickness Rating Scale (Luborsky L: Clinicians' judgments of mental health. Archives of General Psychiatry 7:407-417, 1962).

Change in residence, threat to personal safety, immigration. , inadequate finances, change in financial status. , arrest, imprisonment, lawsuit, or trial. , illness, accident, surgery, abortion. (Note: A physical disorder is listed on Axis III whenever it is related to the development or management of an Axis I or II disorder. , natural or manmade disaster, persecution, unwanted pregnancy, out-of-wedlock birth, rape. , complex or inconsistent parental custody and visitation arrangements; foster family; institutional rearing; loss of nuclear family members.

Archives of General Psychiatry 33:766771,1976) and the CGAS (Shaffer D, Gould MS, Brasic J, et al: Children's Global Assessment Scale [CGAS]. Archives of General Psychiatry 40:1228-1231, 1983), which are revisions of the Health-Sickness Rating Scale (Luborsky L: Clinicians' judgments of mental health. Archives of General Psychiatry 7:407-417, 1962). 00 Borderline Intellectual Functioning (Provisional) Late effects of viral encephalitis Psychosocial stressors: death of mother Severity: 5—Extreme (acute event) Current GAP: 28 Highest GAP past year: 40 TYPES OF INFORMATION IN THE TEXT In order to ensure consistency and comprehensiveness in the descriptions of the disorders, information has been included under each of the headings below.

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