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Delirium Not Otherwise Specified Symptoms and DSM-IV Diagnosis

Delirium Not Otherwise Specified Symptoms and Diagnosis Overview:

Delirium Not Otherwise Specified symptoms and diagnostic criteria follow below. While some of these Delirium Not Otherwise Specified symptoms may be recognized by family, teachers, legal and medical professionals,  and others, only  properly trained mental health professionals (psychologists, psychiatrists, professional counselors etc.) can or should even attempt to make a mental health diagnosis. Many additional factors are considered in addition to the Delirium Not Otherwise Specified symptoms in making proper diagnosis, including frequently medical and psychological testing considerations. This information on Delirium Not Otherwise Specified symptoms and diagnostic criteria are for information purposes only and should never replace the judgement and comprehensive assessment of a trained mental health clinician. 


780.09 Delirium Not Otherwise Specified

This category should be used to diagnose a delirium that does not meet criteria for any of the specific types of delirium described in this section.

Examples include:

1. A clinical presentation of delirium that is suspected to be due to a general medical condition or substance use but for which there is insufficient evidence to establish a specific etiology.

2. Delirium due to causes not listed in this section (e.g., sensory deprivation)

Also, See other Diagnosis and Symptoms of Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders

Other Mental Health Diagnostic Symptoms and Criteria


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