All 5 axis to make a diagnosis
-most and least severe
-usually has a date of onset.
- clinically significant effect i.e. effects functioning
schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, anxiety
malingering, adolescent antisocial act, V codes
-if you remeber what goes on axis 2. everything else goes on axis 1
MR, personality disorders, and defense mechanisms
-borderline intellectal functioning
- medical conditions related to mental conditions including hearing and vision problems
GAF- global assessment funtioning
-the higher the number the higher the level of functioning
-highest level of functioning over the last
50 or lower is inpatient admission.