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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01-24-04c2 / 17-00 as part of the regional operational program of the silesian voivodeship for 2014-2020, priority axis iv energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and low carbon economy, measure 4.
The DSM-5 places all psychiatric disorders in section II, thus replacing the first three axes, while axis IV was replaced by significant psychosocial and contextual features.
Axis IV offered the only opportunity to discuss psychosocial or environmental factors that caused or contributed to a mental disorder, and Axis V the only opportunity to identify strengths (functioning) of the individual being diagnosed.
Stresses reported by these patients were recorded verbatim (with duration) as perceived by these patients, which were later classified as per SCID-I axis IV guidelines and analyzed.
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.
1 Multiaxial diagnostic profile of children presenting with poor scholastic performance Axis I 42 Axis II 34 Axis IV 25 Axis V 31 Note: Table made from bar graph.
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).
It embraces the Clinical Disorder of the infant (Axis I), the Relationship Classification (Axis II) emphasising the fundamental importance of the parent-infant relationship, Medical and Developmental Disorders and Conditions (Axis III), Psychosocial Stressors (Axis IV) and Emotional and Social Functioning of the infant (Axis V).
The Danube navigation information system is the first Bulgarian project under Priority axis IV - Improvement of the Maritime and Inland-waterway Navigation."
The five diagnostic axes that represent the basis for diagnosing clients' problems are Axis I, the identification of specific mental disorders; Axis II, reference to personality disorders or mental retardation; Axis III, medical conditions; Axis IV, psychosocial stressors; and Axis V, global assessment of functioning.
* Axis IV. "The modernization of public service employment"--176 million euros.
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.