Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition: DSM-IV-TR®
Since the DSM-IV® was published in 1994, we've seen many advances in our knowledge of psychiatric illness. This Text Revision incorporates information culled from a comprehensive literature review of research about mental disorders published since DSM-IV® was completed in 1994. Updated information is included about the associated features, culture, age, and gender features, prevalence, course, and familial pattern of mental disorders.
The DSM-IV-TR® brings this essential diagnostic tool up-to-date, to promote effective diagnosis, treatment, and quality of care. Now you can get all the essential diagnostic information you rely on from the DSM-IV® along with important updates not found in the 1994 edition.
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For example , the severity of the impairment in cognitive functioning often
remains static after head injury , encephalitis , or stroke . Multiple cognitive
deficits that occur only in the context of substance use are diagnosed as
Dementia must be distinguished from Malingering and Factitious Disorder . The
patterns of cognitive deficits presented in Malingering and Factitious Disorder are
usually not consistent over time and are not characteristic of those typically seen
Other conditions ( e . g . , systemic lupus erythematosus ) are more frequently
associated with a multifocal or patchy pattern of cognitive loss . The EEG may
show mild slowing of background activity or disturbance in evoked potentials .
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Delirium Dementia and Amnestic
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