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Table 3 Specific DSM-5 diagnoses, consultation and liaison services

From: Commonly diagnosed mental disorders in a general hospital system

  Frequency % (within DSM-5 category)
Major depressive disorders (MDD) (n = 1214)
 MDD, recurrent episode 855 70.4
 MDD, single episode 122 10.1
 MDD, recurrent with psychotic characteristics 84 6.9
 Other 153 12.6
Neurocognitive disorders (NCD) (n = 995)
 Delirium due to another medical condition 247 24.7
 Unspecified NCD 148 14.8
 Delirium due to multiple etiologies 92 9.3
 Mild NCD due to vascular disease 80 8.0
 Unspecified delirium 68 6.8
 Other 360 36.2
Anxiety disorders (n = 314)
 Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) 228 72.5
 Panic disorder 54 17.2
 Other 32 10.1
Substance-related (n = 217)
 Alcohol use disorder 104 48.0
 Tobacco use disorder 93 42.8
 Other 20 9.2
Schizophrenia spectrum (n = 173)
 Schizophrenia 60 34.6
 Unspecified schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorder 36 20.7
 Brief psychotic disorder 11 6.7
 Other 66 38.0
 Type of service
 Consultation 856 16
 Standing order 4638 84
  1. Other: these are DSM5 diagnoses within the broader category mentioned. However, no single “other” diagnostic category was commonly diagnosed in this sample to warrant mentioning