DSM-IV refers to the 4th edition of "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders " (DSM) , a comprehensive classification of officially recognized psychiatric disorders which was issued in 1993.

 


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DSM-IV refers to the fourth Edition of or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders . The manual is published by the American Psychiatric Association and covers all mental health disorders for both children and adults. It also lists known causes of these disorders, statistics in terms of gender, age at onset, and prognosis as well as some research concerning the optimal treatment approaches. Mental Health Professionals use this manual when working with patients in order to better understand their illness and potential treatment and to help 3rd party payers (e.g., insurance) understand the needs of the patient.

The book is typically considered the "bible" for any professional who makes psychiatric diagnoses in the United States and many other countries. Much of the diagnostic information on these pages is gathered from the DSM IV. The DSM IV is published by the American Psychiatric Association. Much of the information from the Psychiatric Disorders pages is summarized from the pages of this text. Should any questions arise concerning incongruencies or inaccurate information, you should always default to the DSM as the ultimate guide to mental disorders.

The DSM uses a multiaxial or multidimensional approach to diagnosing because rarely do other factors in a person's life not impact their mental health. It assesses five dimensions as described below:

Axis I: Clinical Syndromes * This is what we typically think of as the diagnosis (e.g., depression, schizophrenia, social phobia)

Axis II: Developmental Disorders and Personality Disorders * Developmental disorders include autism and mental retardation, disorders which are typically first evident in childhood * Personality disorders are clinical syndromes which have a more long lasting symptoms and encompass the individual's way of interacting with the world. They include Paranoid, Antisocial, and Borderline Personality Disorders.

Axis III: Physical Conditions which play a role in the development, continuance, or exacerbation of Axis I and II Disorders * Physical conditions such as brain injury or HIV/AIDS that can result in symptoms of mental illness are included here.

Axis IV: Severity of Psychosocial Stressors * Events in a persons life, such as death of a loved one, starting a new job, college, unemployment, and even marriage can impact the disorders listed in Axis I and II. These events are both listed and rated for this axis.

Axis V: Highest Level of Functioning * On the final axis, the clinician rates the person's level of functioning both at the present time and the highest level within the previous year. This helps the clinician understand how the above four axes are affecting the person and what type of changes could be expected.

Psychiatric Disorders Index of Psychiatric Disorders Sort By: Disorder Name | Disorder Category | DSM-IV Code Code Disorder Category

308.3 Acute Stress Disorder Anxiety Disorders

309.9 Adjustment Disorder Unspecified Adjustment Disorders

309.24 Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety Adjustment Disorders

309.0 Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood Adjustment Disorders

309.3 Adjustment Disorder with Disturbance of Conduct Adjustment Disorders

309.28 Adjustment Disorder with Mixed Anxiety and Depressed Mood Adjustment Disorders

309.4 Adjustment Disorder with Mixed Disturbance of Emotions and Conduct Adjustment Disorders

300.22 Agoraphobia without History of Panic Disorder Anxiety Disorders

307.1 Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorders

301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

293.89 Anxiety Disorder Due to Medical Condition Anxiety Disorders

300 Anxiety Disorder, NOS Anxiety Disorders

301.82 Avoidant Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

296.8 Bipolar Disorder NOS Mood Disorders

296.56 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.55 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.51 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, Mild Mood Disorders

296.52 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.54 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.53 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.50 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Depressed, Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.46 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.45 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.41 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, Mild Mood Disorders

296.42 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.44 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.43 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.40 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Manic, Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.66 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.65 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.61 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, Mild Mood Disorders

296.62 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.64 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.63 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.60 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Mixed, Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.7 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.40 Bipolar I Disorder, Most Recent Episode Hypomanic Mood Disorders

296.06 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.05 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.01 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, Mild Mood Disorders

296.02 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.04 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.03 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.00 Bipolar I Disorder, Single Manic Episode, Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.89 Bipolar II Disorder Mood Disorders

300.7 Body Dysmorphic Disorder Somatoform Disorders

301.83 Borderline Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

780.59 Breathing-Related Sleep Disorder Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

298.8 Brief Psychotic Disorder Psychotic Disorders

307.51 Bulimia Nervosa Eating Disorders

307.45 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

300.11 Conversion Disorder Somatoform Disorders

301.13 Cyclothymic Disorder Mood Disorders

297.1 Delusional Disorder Psychotic Disorders

301.6 Dependent Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

300.6 Depersonalization Disorder Dissociative Disorders

311 Depressive Disorder NOS Mood Disorders

300.12 Dissociative Amnesia Dissociative Disorders

300.15 Dissociative Disorder NOS Dissociative Disorders

300.13 Dissociative Fugue Dissociative Disorders

300.14 Dissociative Identity Disorder Dissociative Disorders

302.76 Dyspareunia Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

307.47 Dyssomnia NOS Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

307.44 Dyssomnia Related to (Another Disorder) Sleep Disorders

300.04 Dysthymic Disorder Mood Disorders

307.5 Eating Disorder NOS Eating Disorders

302.4 Exhibitionism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

625 Female Dyspareunia Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

625.8 Female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.73 Female Orgasmic Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.72 Female Sexual Arousal Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.81 Fetishism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

302.89 Frotteurism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

302.85 Gender Identity Disorder in Adolescents or Adults Sexual Disorders, Gender Identity Disorder

302.6 Gender Identity Disorder in Children Sexual Disorders, Gender Identity Disorder

302.6 Gender Identity Disorder NOS Sexual Disorders, Gender Identity Disorder

300.02 Generalized Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Disorders

301.50 Histrionic Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

302.71 Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

300.7 Hypochondriasis Somatoform Disorders

312.3 Impulse -Control Disorder NOS Impulse-Control Disorders

307.42 Insomnia Related to (Another Disorder) Sleep Disorders

312.34 Intermittent Explosive Disorder Impulse-Control Disorders

312.32 Kleptomania Impulse-Control Disorders

296.36 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.35 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.31 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, Mild Mood Disorders

296.32 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.34 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.33 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.30 Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent, Unspecified Mood Disorders

296.26 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, In Full Remission Mood Disorders

296.25 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, In Partial Remission Mood Disorders

296.21 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Mild Mood Disorders

296.22 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Moderate Mood Disorders

296.24 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Severe With Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.23 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Severe Without Psychotic Features Mood Disorders

296.20 Major Depressive Disorder, Single Episode, Unspecified Mood Disorders

608.89 Male Dyspareunia Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.72 Male Erectile Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

607.84 Male Erectile Disorder Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

608.89 Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.74 Male Orgasmic Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

293.83 Mood Disorder Due to Medical Condition Mood Disorders

301.81 Narcissistic Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

347 Narcolepsy Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

307.47 Nightmare Disorder Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias

300.3 Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Anxiety Disorders

301.4 Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

625.8 Other Female Sexual Dysfunction Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

608.89 Other Male Sexual Dysfunction Due to Medical Condition Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

307.89 Pain Disorder Associated with both Psychological Factors and Medical Conditions Somatoform Disorders

307.8 Pain Disorder Associated with Psychological Features Somatoform Disorders

300.21 Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia Anxiety Disorders

300.01 Panic Disorder without Agoraphobia Anxiety Disorders

301.0 Paranoid Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

302.9 Paraphilia, NOS Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

307.47 Parasomnia NOS Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias

312.31 Pathological Gambling Impulse-Control Disorders

302.2 Pedophilia Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

301.9 Personality Disorder NOS Personality Disorders

309.81 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Anxiety Disorders

302.75 Premature Ejaculation Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

307.44 Primary Hypersomnia Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

307.42 Primary Insomnia Sleep Disorders, Dyssomnias

293.81 Psychotic Disorder Due to Medical Condition, with Delusions Psychotic Disorders

293.82 Psychotic Disorder Due to Medical Condition, with Hallucinations Psychotic Disorders

298.9 Psychotic Disorder, NOS Psychotic Disorders

312.33 Pyromania Impulse-Control Disorders

295.70 Schizoaffective Disorder Psychotic Disorders

301.20 Schizoid Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

295.20 Schizophrenia, Catatonic Type Psychotic Disorders

295.10 Schizophrenia, Disorganized Type Psychotic Disorders

295.30 Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type Psychotic Disorders

295.60 Schizophrenia, Residual Type Psychotic Disorders

295.90 Schizophrenia, Undifferentiated Type Psychotic Disorders

295.40 Schizophreniform Disorder Psychotic Disorders

301.22 Schizotypal Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

302.79 Sexual Aversion Disorder Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.9 Sexual Disorder NOS Sexual Disorders

302.7 Sexual Dysfunction NOS Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.83 Sexual Masochism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

302.84 Sexual Sadism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

297.3 Shared Psychotic Disorder Psychotic Disorders

780.54 Sleep Disorder Due to A Medical Condition, Hypersomnia Type Sleep Disorders

780.52 Sleep Disorder Due to A Medical Condition, Insomnia Type Sleep Disorders

780.59 Sleep Disorder Due to A Medical Condition, Mixed Type Sleep Disorders

780.59 Sleep Disorder Due to A Medical Condition, Parasomnia Type Sleep Disorders

307.46 Sleep Terror Disorder Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias

307.46 Sleepwalking Disorder Sleep Disorders, Parasomnias

300.23 Social Phobia Anxiety Disorders

300.81 Somatization Disorder Somatoform Disorders

300.81 Somatoform Disorder NOS Somatoform Disorders

300.29 Specific Phobia Anxiety Disorders

302.3 Transvestic Fetishism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias

312.39 Trichotillomania Impulse-Control Disorders

300.81 Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder Somatoform Disorders

306.51 Vaginismus Sexual Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions

302.82 Voyeurism Sexual Disorders, Paraphilias


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