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Diagnostic criteria for 303.00 Alcohol Intoxication

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Recent ingestion of alcohol. 

B. Clinically significant maladaptive behavioral or psychological changes (e.g., inappropriate sexual or aggressive behavior, mood lability, impaired judgment, impaired social or occupational functioning) that developed during, or shortly after, alcohol ingestion. 

C. One (or more) of the following signs, developing during, or shortly after, alcohol use: 

(1) slurred speech 
(2) incoordination 
(3) unsteady gait 
(4) nystagmus 
(5) impairment in attention or memory 
(6) stupor or coma 

D. The symptoms are not due to a general medical condition and are not better accounted for by another mental disorder.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Recent ingestion of alcohol. 

B. Clinically significant maladaptive behavioral or psychological changes (e.g., inappropriate sexual or aggressive behavior, mood lability, impaired judgment, impaired social or occupational functioning) that developed during, or shortly after, alcohol ingestion. 

C. One (or more) of the following signs, developing during, or shortly after, alcohol use: 

(1) slurred speech 
(2) incoordination 
(3) unsteady gait 
(4) nystagmus 
(5) impairment in attention or memory 
(6) stupor or coma 

D. The symptoms are not due to a general medical condition and are not better accounted for by another mental disorder.

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association