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DSM-IV Axis I
Axis I Clinical Disorders
|What is on Axis I?
|What is a clinical disorder?
|Any disorder other than a personality disorder or mental retardation
|Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic/other cognitive disorders
|Delirium: Disturbance of consciousness that is accompanied by change in cognition that cannot be better accounted for by a preexisting or evolving dementia.Dementia: multiple cognitive deficis like memory impairment and due to physiological effts of a g
|Mental Disorders due to medical condition
|Substance related disorders
|Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
|Sexual and Gender Indentity Disorders
|Other Conditions for clinical attention
|Name an Anxiety Disorder
|Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
|What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?
|Develops after a severe traumatic event or experience. Distressing symptoms are irritability, anxiety, depression, or not wanting to re-experience the trauma.
|Name a Mood Disorder
|What is depression?
|Mental illness where person experiences deep unshakable sadness and diminished interest in almost all activities. Symptoms are feelings of despair, hopelessness, and worthlessness, and thoughts of committing suicide.