DSM-IV made several revisions to the diagnostic criteria for delirium. This paper reviews the empirical data that supported these revisions. More research is needed to evaluate the usefulness of the new criteria and to further define subtypes of delirium.
Benjamin Liptzin, MD, Chairman
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Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
Vol. 10, No. 5, Year 1999 (Cover Date: September-October 1999)
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