Due To Gen Med Cond

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Due To Gen Med Cond

  1. 1. Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition
  2. 2. DSM-IV Changes The term “organic” is substituted for due to a general medical condition . Disorders from general medical conditions are included within the DSM-IV diagnostic categories that contain other disorders with the same primary symptom (i.e., anxiety disorder due to a general medical condition is included with anxiety disorders). Allows the clinician to note that a diagnosis has its genesis in a particular nonpsychiatric disorder (i.e., depressive symptoms as a result of pancreatic cancer.)
  3. 3. DSM-IV Examples 293.89 Catatonic Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition 310.1 Personality Change Due to a General Medical Condition Subtypes: Labile (laughing and crying) Disinhibited (poor impulse control) Aggressive (aggressive behavior) Apathetic (marked apathy and indifference) Paranoid (suspiciousness or paranoid ideation) Other (ex. Seizure disorder) Combined (more than one feature) Unspecified 293.9 Mental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified Due to a General Medical Condition
  4. 4. DSM-IV Examples Degenerative Disorders Those affecting the basal ganglia are commonly associated with movement disorders. They are also associated with depression, dementia, and psychosis. The most widely known degenerative disorders are: Parkinson’s disease Huntington’s disease Wilson’s disease Fahr’s disease

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