While receiving treatment for a severe medical condition 45 year old Peter, also manifest symptoms that mainly involve a disturbance in consciousness, memory problems and impairment of cognitive functioning regarding focussing, sustaining and shifting attention, although Peter does not experience any delusions and hallucinations, his symptoms result in an impairment of functioning.
Given the dsm-5 principal diagnosis that Peter received, one would expect that Peter s symptoms would have......
1.developed over a short period (hours or days)
2.developed gradually over the last 12 months
3.been present for at least the last six months
4.included numerous additional symptoms relating to other cognitive dimensions
4. included numerous additional symptoms relating to other cognitive dimensions