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Axis I

Clinical disorders, major mental disorders, developmental and learning disorders
depression, anxiety, schizophrenia

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Axis II

Underlying pervasive and personality disorders, mental retardation

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Axis II

Acute medical conditions and physical disorders

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Axis IV

Psychosocial and environmental factors contributing to disorder

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Axis V

Global Assessment Functioning- scale for children 0-18

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DSM-5

Organization of chapters designed to demonstrate how disorders are related
Framed in age, gender, developmental characteristics
Multiaxial view eliminated, remove "artificial barriers" between the disorders

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Steps to Diagnosis

1. Rule out people exaggerating symptoms for diagnosis
2. Rule out substance etiology
3. Rule out disorder due to general medical condition
4. Determine specific primary disorder
5. Differentiate Adjustment disorder from residual other specified or unspecified disorder
6. Establish boundary with no mental disorder