Axis III

Axis III

A classification dimension used with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) for acute medical conditions and physical disorders which may impact on a person’s psyche—e.g., infections, neoplasia, endocrine, nutritional, metabolic and immunity, haematologic, neurologic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, genitourinary, pregnancy/childbirth, skin, musculoskeletal, connective disorders, congenital anomalies, perinatal problems, ill-defined conditions, injury/poisoning.

Axis III

Psychiatry A dimension used with DSM-IV for conditions which may impact emotions–infections, neoplasia, endocrine, nutritional, metabolic & immunity, hematologic, neurologic, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, genitourinary, pregnancy/childbirth, skin, musculoskeletal, connective disorders, congenital anomalies, perinatal problems, ill-defined conditions, injury/poisoning. See DSM-IV, Multiaxial system.
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57-63) left us hanging by tantalizing us with an axis III diagnosis of asymptomatic hyperammonemia.
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Given the hospital-based setting of many JCAHO-accredited facilities, the emphasis is placed more on Axis III diagnoses that pertain to medical concerns.
Axis I - Clinical disorders; Other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention; Axis II - Personality disorders, Mental retardation; Axis III - General medical conditions; Axis IV - Psychosocial and environmental problems; Axis V - Global assessment of functioning.
Axis III diagnoses were almost as common in the nondisorder group as they were in the disorder group.
Axis III is used to report general medical conditions that are potentially relevant to an understanding of an individual's current mental condition or Axis I symptomatology.
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).
They frequently suffer from axis III disorders as well.
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Stuttering symptoms acquired as an adult--usually through neurologic injury (4)--are better coded under Axis III.