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Anxiety Disorder NOS Diagnosis

(Also Known As: Anxiety Disorder Not Otherwise Specified Diagnosis, Adjustment Disorder Diagnosis, Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis, Social Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

How is Anxiety Disorder NOS Diagnosed?

The diagnosis for anxiety disorder NOS is made when the symptoms manifested by the patient do not meet the standard criteria designated for each specific anxiety disorder category as stated from the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder. It is important that all diagnostic tools and tests must be performed in order to rule out the presence of other forms of anxiety disorders before the clinician can make an Anxiety Disorder NOS diagnosis.

Could You Have Anxiety Disorder NOS?

Anxiety Disorder NOS Topics

Related Conditions

Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Irrational Worry, Uncontrolled Anxiety
Panic Disorder – Recurrent Panic Attacks, Anxiety, Negative Social Experiences
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Psychological Trauma, Anxiety, Excessive Fear, Physical Harm, Stressful Events, Emotional, Physical and Mental Trauma
Social Anxiety Disorder – Social Anxiety, Social Distress, Panic Attack, Uncontrolled Fear