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Diagnostic criteria for Substance-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. The development of memory impairment as manifested by impairment in the ability to learn new information or the inability to recall previously learned information. 

B. The memory disturbance causes significant impairment in social or occupational functioning and represents a significant decline from a previous level of functioning. 

C. The memory disturbance does not occur exclusively during the course of a Delirium or a Dementia and persists beyond the usual duration of Substance Delirium or Withdrawal

D. There is evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory findings that the memory disturbance is etiologically related to the persisting effects of substance use (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication). 

Code [Specific Substance]-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder:  

(291.1 alcohol; 292.83 SedativeHypnotic, or Anxiolytic; 292.83 Other [or Unknown] Substance)

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. The development of memory impairment as manifested by impairment in the ability to learn new information or the inability to recall previously learned information. 

B. The memory disturbance causes significant impairment in social or occupational functioning and represents a significant decline from a previous level of functioning. 

C. The memory disturbance does not occur exclusively during the course of a Delirium or a Dementia and persists beyond the usual duration of Substance Delirium or Withdrawal

D. There is evidence from the history, physical examination, or laboratory findings that the memory disturbance is etiologically related to the persisting effects of substance use (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication). 

Code [Specific Substance]-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder:  

(291.1 alcohol; 292.83 SedativeHypnotic, or Anxiolytic; 292.83 Other [or Unknown] Substance)

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