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DSM-IV - Delirium Not Otherwise Specified

[From American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 4th ed. Text rev. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; copyright 2000.] ...

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)

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