Generalized anxiety disorder in patients with major depression: is DSM-IV's hierarchy correct?

@article{Zimmerman2003GeneralizedAD,
  title={Generalized anxiety disorder in patients with major depression: is DSM-IV's hierarchy correct?},
  author={Mark Zimmerman and Iwona Chelminski},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={160 3},
  pages={504-12}
}
OBJECTIVE DSM-III imposed a hierarchical relationship in the diagnosis of anxiety disorders in depressed patients, stipulating that anxiety disorders could not be diagnosed if their occurrence was limited to the course of a mood disorder. In the subsequent versions of the DSM this hierarchy was eliminated for all anxiety disorders except generalized anxiety disorder. The authors examined the validity of this remaining hierarchical relationship between mood and anxiety disorders. METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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