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1

How many Axis are there in DSM 4?

5 Axis.

2

What is Axis I?

Any clinical psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorders, etc.

3

What is in Axis II?

Only 2 things: Personality disorders and mental retardation.

4

What is in Axis III?

Any physical conditions or disorders that is not psychiatric, i.e. HTN, diabetes, etc.

5

What is Axis IV?

Any environmental or social issues that occurred recently, i.e. divorce, being fired, etc.

6

What is Axis V?

Global assessment of functioning (GAF), it is a number between 1-100 indicating the overall state of the patient. 100 is excellent, 1 is worst.

7

What does a GAF score of 10 or below mean?

Person is in constant harm of self or others and require to be in hospital.

8

What is a "good" GAF score?

90 or above.