Flashcards in DSM IV Deck (8)
How many Axis are there in DSM 4?
What is Axis I?
Any clinical psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia, depression, anxiety disorders, etc.
What is in Axis II?
Only 2 things: Personality disorders and mental retardation.
What is in Axis III?
Any physical conditions or disorders that is not psychiatric, i.e. HTN, diabetes, etc.
What is Axis IV?
Any environmental or social issues that occurred recently, i.e. divorce, being fired, etc.
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.
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.