Axis IV

Axis IV

A classification dimension used with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) for psychosocial stressors (death, divorce, loss of job, etc.) and other problems—e.g., related to primary support group, social environment, education, occupation, housing, economics, access to healthcare or related to the legal system/crime.

Axis IV

Psychiatry A dimension used with DSM-IV for psychosocial stressors–death, divorce, loss of job, etc in the form of problems; primary support group problems, social environment problems, educational problems, occupational problems, housing problems, economic problems, problems with access to health care, problems related to legal system/crime. See DSM-IV, Multiaxial system.
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The only remnant of Axis IV is the option of using V-codes, which can be used as way of noting situational or contextual factors.
No more dividing things up into Axis I (mental illness), Axis II (personality and developmental), Axis III ("medical"), Axis IV (essentially social problems), and Axis V (global assessment of functioning or GAF).
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attention or Axis IV if it is a psychosocial problem.
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On Axis IV he throws in a couple of psychosocial stressors in such a broad-based fashion that they have no influence upon the treatment.
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Those patients who have severe and persistent mental illness often experience some compromise in each of these Axis IV domains that must be considered by the practitioner of evidence-based psychiatric medicine.