DSM-PCDiagnostic and Statistical Manual for Primary Care
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In all, the system has 300 different behavioral, developmental, and DSM-IV and DSM-PC diagnoses that can be made once the questions are answered.
Adesman, chair of developmental and behavioral pediatrics at Schneider Children's Hospital, New York, noted that primary care physicians are in a unique position to deal with developmental and behavioral problems that may not reach a DSM-PC diagnostic threshold.
CHADIS processes the results of the questionnaire, and the provider receives a worksheet that translates parent concerns into potential DSM-PC ("Classification of Child and Adolescent Mental Diagnoses in Primary Care") categories of "developmental variation," "problem," or DSM-IV mental health disorder.