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Open Access Diagnostic Instruments


Complete list of disorders covered



Anxiety disorders
- Seperation anxiety disorder
- panic attack specifier / panic disorder
- agoraphobia
- social anxiety disorder (social phobia)
- generalized anxiety disorder


Bipolar and related disorders
- episode manic/ episode hypomanic


Depressive disorders
- persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)
- major depressive disorder


Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
- obsessive-compulsive disorder
- body dysmorphic disorder


Trauma- and stressor-related disorders
- Opening questions on the subject of traumatic events
- Posttraumatic stress disorder
- Acute stress disorder


Somatic symptom and related disorders
- Somatic symptom disorder
- Illness anxiety disorder


Reeding and eating disorders
- Opening questions on the subject of body weight
- Anorexia nervosa
- Bulimia nervosa
- Binge-eating disorder


Sleep-wake disorders
- Opening questions on the subject of sleeping behaviour
- Insomnia disorder
- Hypersomnolence disorder


Substance-related and addictive disorders
- Opening questions on the subject of alcohol consumption
- Alcohol use sidorder
- Nicotinscreening
- Opening questions on the subject of medication and drugs
- Substance-related disorder
- Gambling disorder


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder


Borderline personality disorder
- Borderline personality disorde


Sexual dysfunctions
- Screening for men
- Screening for women


Psychotic disorder screening
- screening of psychotic disorder


Clinical presentation for futher study
- Internet gaming disorder
- Suicidal behavior disorder


Anamnesis in general
- Previous treatment history
- Family history of mental disorders
- Medication
- Overview, mental condition, behavior during the interview, notes


Psychosocial assessment
- Psychosocial and environmental problems
- Global functioning level