What does this mean? Could anyone help me out I'm new to Had it.............
Axis 1: *ptsd rel to Iraq Deployment
Axis 11: Deferred
Axis 111: Description Low Back Pain (ICD-9-CM 724.2
Axis IV: Relations, Physical,Social,Marital,parenting,family
Axis V: Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF): 55
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Posted 15 July 2010 - 10:54 AM
Posted 15 July 2010 - 01:12 PM
Did you have any back injuries or problems noted in your SMRs?
Posted 26 July 2010 - 05:00 PM
Posted 27 July 2010 - 06:05 AM
"What does the Axis mean on my C&P report?
The AXIS I through AXIS V are your evaluation.
The most important is AXIS I being the diagnosis, or what was found wrong,
and AXIS V is the prognosis, or how it looks for future progress.
Also you will find it says, "Competent for VA purposes," don't worry about that it's a good thing. It just means that you don't need to be locked up against your will, or "committed" as the doctors prefer saying.
AXIS 1: MAJOR PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESSES, INCLUDING SUBSTANCE ABUSE.
AXIS 2: PERSONALITY DISORDERS/FEATURES
AXIS 3: PHYSICAL PROBLEMS (MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS-AS OPPOSED TO A PSYCH DIAGNOSIS)
AXIS 4: PSYCHOSOCIAL STRESSORS (homeless, unemployment, marital conflict, etc.)
AXIS 5: GLOBAL ASSESSMENT of FUNCTIONING SCALE,
expressed as: none, mild, moderate, severe and then it'll have numbers listed to represent, eye movement, or non-eye contact, tearful, fearful, and these kinds of assessments."