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Psychiatric diagnosis meaning?

  1. 0 I have a patient with an Axis 1 diagnosis of BADI MRE depresses with SI.. The Axis II diagnosis is mild MR, borderline PD. I understand the Axis II diagnosis but I'm clueless on the Axis 1.
  2. Visit  Kathy Ann profile page

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    Joined Oct '12; Posts: 2; Likes: 1.

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  3. Visit  marydc profile page
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    I read it as: Bipolar Affective Disorder (type) 1. Most Recent Episode Depressed with Suicidal Ideation.
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  4. Visit  Kathy Ann profile page
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    Thank you so much! Why did I not know that? Lol
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  5. Visit  Whispera profile page
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    because it was so abbreviated most people would have NO idea what it means! including me!
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  6. Visit  amoLucia profile page
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    Another reason why abbreviations are so troublesome and should be avoided as much as possible.
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  7. Visit  Meriwhen profile page
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    Quote from amoLucia
    Another reason why abbreviations are so troublesome and should be avoided as much as possible.
    It also doesn't help that abbreviations used often vary among facilities :/
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