Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV.
American Psychiatric Association Staff, American Psychiatric Association, Allen Frances, American Psychiatric Association. Task Force on DSM-IV.
American Psychiatric Association, 1994 - Medical - 886 pages
Includes information on Abuse or neglect, Adjustment disorders, Alcohol related disorders, Amnestic disorders, Anxiety disorders, Attention deficit and disruptive behavior disorders, Bipolar disorders, Caffeine related disorders, Cocaine use disorders, Cognitive disorders, Communication disorders, Delirium, Dementia, Depressive disorders, Disorders usually first diagnosed in infancy, childhood or adolescence, Dissociative disorders, Dyspareunia, Dyssomnias, Eating disorders, Factitious disorders, Gender identity disorder, Hallucinogen related disorders, Histrionic personality disorder, Hypersomnia, Hypnotic related disorders, Impulse control disorders, Inhalant use disorders, Learning disorders, Medication induced disorder, Medication induced movement disorders, Mental retardation, Mood disorders, Neuroleptic induced disorders, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Orgasmic disorders, Pain disorder, Paraphilias, Parasomnias, Passive aggressive personality disorder, Psychotic disorders, Relational problems, Schizophrenia, Sexual dysfunctions, Sleep disorders, Somatoform disorders, Substance induced disorders, Tic disorders, Touretteʼ disorder, etc.
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Multiple cognitive impairments that persist in an unchanged form for more than a
few months suggest dementia rather than delirium . Delirium may be
superimposed on a dementia , in which case both disorders are diagnosed . In
situations in ...
Documenting a significant deterioration in memory and in other cognitive skills ,
which is necessary for the diagnosis of dementia , may be difficult in persons
under age 4 years . In individuals under age 18 years , the diagnosis of dementia
In the case of certain chronic disorders ( e.g. , hypoxemia , electrolyte imbalances
) , the cognitive profile is usually one of a generalized reduction in all cognitive
functions . Some neurological and other general medical conditions produce ...
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Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy Childhood
Delirium Dementia and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
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