Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified

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dissociative disorder not otherwise specified (n., adj.)
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A chart explaining how DDNOS variants are now re-categorized.[1]
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OriginPsychiatric Term

Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified‏‎ (DDNOS) is a generally now defunct diagnosis formerly given to systems that were not able to receive the Dissociative Identity Disorder diagnosis.

Given that DDNOS is no longer given due to its removal in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the various subcategories are generally linked to other, more current diagnoses:

Other forms with unclear symptoms are now considered Unspecified Dissociative Disorder.

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