Major Mental Disorders

Major DSM-IV-TR Categories
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (First & Pincus, 2002)

Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood or Adolescence

  • Mental Retardation – as Mild Mental Retardation
  • Learning Disorders – as Reading Disorder
  • Motor Skills Disorder – as Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • Communication Disorder – as Stuttering
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders – as Autistic Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders – as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Feeding and Eating Disorders of Infancy or Early Childhood – as: Pica (eating inedible substances)
  • Tic Disorders – as Tourette’s Disorder
  • Elimination Disorders – as Enuresis (bedwetting)
  • Other disorders of infancy, childhood, or adolescence – as Separation Anxiety Disorders

Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, and Other Cognitive Disorders

  • Delirium – as Delirium due to a general medical condition.
  • Dementia – as Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
  • Amnestic Disorders (memory loss) – as Amnestic Disorder due to a general medical condition.
  • Cognitive Disorder – not otherwise specified.

Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition – Not Elsewhere

  • Catatonic Disorder due to a general medical condition – not elsewhere
  • Personality Change due to a general medical condition – not elsewhere
  • Mental Disorder due to a general medical condition – not elsewhere

Substance Related Disorders – as Cocaine Use Disorder

Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders

  • Schizophrenia – as Schizophrenia Paranoid Type
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder – as Delusional Disorder, Grandiose Type
  • Brief Psychotic Disorder
  • Shared Psychotic Disorder (Folie a Deux)
  • Psychotic Disorder due to a general medical condition
  • Substance Induced Psychotic Disorder
  • Psychotic Disorder not otherwise specified

Mood Disorders

  • Depression Disorders – as Major Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Mood Disorder due to a general medical condition
  • Substance Induced Mood Disorder
  • Mood Disorder not elsewhere

Anxiety Disorders – as Panic Disorder

Somatoform Disorders – as Conversion Disorder

Facitious Disorders (faked Disability or Illness)

Dissociative Disorders – as Dissociative Identity Disorder

Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

  • Sexual Dysfunctions – as Sexual Arousal Disorders
  • Paraphilias – as Voyeurism
  • Sexual Disorder not otherwise specified
  • Gender Disorder – as Identity Disorder

Eating Disorders – as Anorexia Nervosa

Sleep Disorders

  • Primary Sleep Disorders
  • Dyssomnias – as Primary Insomnia
  • Parasomnias – as Sleep Terror Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders related to another mental disorder
  • Sleep Disorders – as insomnia related to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Other Sleep Disorders – as Substance Induced Sleep Disorders

Impulse Control Disorders – as Kleptomania

Adjustment Disorders

Personality Disorders – as Antisocial Personality Disorders

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