The diagnostic criteria
are evidence based, which means they will be very convincing to physicians, and I think that people will be able to start to see this illness.
It has been suggested that the diagnostic criteria
for major depression underscore cognitive and affective rather than vegetative symptoms because the issue of somatic symptoms complicates the diagnosis, especially in those with medical conditions (24).
Promise of diagnostic criteria
, somehow different from classification criteria, to come 3.
The product, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Guidelines for Referral and Diagnosis, provided detailed standard diagnostic criteria
for the facial abnormalities, growth deficits, and CNS abnormalities of FAS and was intended to promote consistency in diagnosis for clinicians, scientists, and service providers (Bertrand 2004).
First, those meeting the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria
for abuse/dependence would report significantly greater benefits (pros) and significantly fewer costs (cons) of alcohol use than those not meeting the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria
We used the ATS diagnostic criteria
available during the study period to differentiate true infection from pseudoinfection.
The area, or partial area under the ROC curve (AUC, or pAUC, respectively) is commonly used as a summary measure of classification efficiency for statistical comparison of the diagnostic criteria
These two primary components of the sicca syndrome, xerophthalmia and xerostomia, are the hallmarks of Sjogren disease and are prominent in all major diagnostic criteria
for the disorder.
Certain changes in the diagnostic criteria
-- combinations of reference thresholds -- may increase the Pap sensitivity to 70-80% with 95% specificity).
Extensive discussion and instruction concerning the nature of panic attacks, their causes, diagnostic criteria
, types of exposure therapy to combat them, and useful, reproducible record-keeping forms round out this excellent supplement to professional help for anxiety disorders.
The main diagnostic criteria
of BPPV are the presence of a nystagmus associated with some degree of vertigo that is elicited by position changes of the head.
says that some of the apparent increase probably reflects inconsistencies in data-reporting methods and changes in diagnostic criteria
over the past 15 years.
We estimated that nearly one-quarter of hospitalized individuals who identified themselves as current alcohol drinkers met standard diagnostic criteria
for alcohol use disorders," explains NIAA researcher Barbara Smothers.
, at-risk groups, and implications for school counselors are each discussed.
The list is not exhaustive and, while the GP or specialist should be mindful of the above possibilities, he or she will be guided by the diagnostic criteria