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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Diagnostic Features The essential feature of a dementia is the development of
multiple cognitive deficits that include memory impairment and at least one of the
following cognitive disturbances : aphasia , apraxia , agnosia , or a disturbance in
Gradually, these manifestations subside, but a major impairment of memory
remains. If Wernicke's encephalopathy is treated early with large doses of
thiamine, AlcoholInduced Persisting Amnestic Disorder may not develop.
Although age is ...
Some neurological and other general medical conditions produce patterns of
cognitive impairment that suggest more “ subcortical ” brain involvement ( i.e. ,
disproportionate impairment in the ability to concentrate and learn new facts and
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Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy Childhood
Delirium Dementia and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
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