Mathematics Disorder Symptoms and DSM-IV Diagnosis
Mathematics Disorder Symptoms and Diagnosis Overview:
Mathematics Disorder symptoms and diagnostic criteria follow below. While some of these Mathematics Disorder 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 Mathematics Disorder symptoms in making proper diagnosis, including frequently medical and psychological testing considerations. This information on Mathematics Disorder symptoms and diagnostic criteria are for information purposes only and should never replace the judgment and comprehensive assessment of a trained mental health clinician.
Diagnostic criteria for 315.1 Mathematics Disorder
B. The disturbance in Criterion A significantly interferes with academic achievement or activities of daily living that require mathematical ability.
A. Mathematical ability, as measured by individually administered standardized tests, is substantially below that expected given the persons’s chronological age, measured intelligence, and age appropriate education
C. If a sensory deficit is present, the difficulties in mathematical ability ant in owess of those usually associated with it.
Coding note: If a general medical (e.g. neurogical) condition or, sensory deficit is present, code the condition on Axis III.
Also, See: Other Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
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