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Diagnostic criteria for 316 ...[Specified Psychological Factor] Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition]

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. A general medical condition (coded on Axis III) is present. 

B. Psychological factors adversely affect the general medical condition in one of the following ways: 

(1) the factors have influenced the course of the general medical condition as shown by a close temporal association between the psychological factors and the development or exacerbation of, or delayed recovery from, the general medical condition 
(2) the factors interfere with the treatment of the general medical condition 
(3) the factors constitute additional health risks for the individual 
(4) stress-related physiological responses precipitate or exacerbate symptoms of the general medical condition 

Choose name based on the nature of the psychological factors (if more than one factor is present, indicate the most prominent): 

Mental Disorder Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., an Axis I disorder such as Major Depressive Disorder delaying recovery from a myocardial infarction) 
Psychological Symptoms Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., depressive symptoms delaying recovery from surgery; anxiety exacerbating asthma) 
Personality Traits or Coping Style Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., pathological denial of the need for surgery in a patient with cancer; hostile, pressured behavior contributing to cardiovascular disease) 
Maladaptive Health Behaviors Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., overeating; lack of exercise; unsafe sex) 
Stress-Related Physiological Response Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., stress-related exacerbations of ulcer, hypertension, arrhythmia, or tension headache) 
Other or Unspecified Psychological Factors Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., interpersonal, cultural, or religious factors)

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. A general medical condition (coded on Axis III) is present. 

B. Psychological factors adversely affect the general medical condition in one of the following ways: 

(1) the factors have influenced the course of the general medical condition as shown by a close temporal association between the psychological factors and the development or exacerbation of, or delayed recovery from, the general medical condition 
(2) the factors interfere with the treatment of the general medical condition 
(3) the factors constitute additional health risks for the individual 
(4) stress-related physiological responses precipitate or exacerbate symptoms of the general medical condition 

Choose name based on the nature of the psychological factors (if more than one factor is present, indicate the most prominent): 

Mental Disorder Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., an Axis I disorder such as Major Depressive Disorder delaying recovery from a myocardial infarction) 
Psychological Symptoms Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., depressive symptoms delaying recovery from surgery; anxiety exacerbating asthma) 
Personality Traits or Coping Style Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., pathological denial of the need for surgery in a patient with cancer; hostile, pressured behavior contributing to cardiovascular disease) 
Maladaptive Health Behaviors Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., overeating; lack of exercise; unsafe sex) 
Stress-Related Physiological Response Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., stress-related exacerbations of ulcer, hypertension, arrhythmia, or tension headache) 
Other or Unspecified Psychological Factors Affecting...[Indicate the General Medical Condition] (e.g., interpersonal, cultural, or religious factors)

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