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.
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The GAF Scale is to be rated with respect only to psychological , social , and
occupational functioning . The instructions specify , “ Do not include impairment
in functioning due to physical ( or environmental ) limitations . ” The GAF scale is
that in situations where the individual ' s symptom severity and level of
functioning are discordant , the final GAF rating always reflects the worse of the
two . For example , the GAF rating for an individual who is a significant danger to
self but is ...
Global Assessment of Functioning ( GAF ) Scale Consider psychological , social ,
and occupational functioning on a hypothetical continuum of mental health -
illness . Do not include impairment in functioning due to physical ( or
environmental ) ...
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Disorders Usually First Diagnosed
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