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176803 tn?1198543198
help with reading psychiatric evaluation: AXIS...
Can someone help me read this diagnostic impression?  Any clues?

Axis 1: 1: 29633 major depressive disorder, recurrent, severe without psychotic features.
        2:  3004  dysthymic disorder.
        3: 30390  alcohol dependence.

Axis 1: (rule out)
       1: 29680 bipolar disorder nos

Axis 2: (rule out)
       1:  3019 personality disorder nos

Axis 3:  multiple medical issues

Axis 4:current stressors are severe.

Axis 5:  current: 00050     baseline 00065

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Does having been diagnosed with personality disorder nos mean you may not have all of the symptoms of a specified personality disorder?
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1551327 tn?1485434207
It likely means you have a mood disorder but it show no signs of bipolar or Border Line Personality Disorder.  You are always urged to get a second opinion on a diagnosis.  If you are not bipolar or BPD it is good and you still need medicines and treatment is the symptoms get worse.  If you do research you will find that any mood disorder if untreated can worsen.  Good Luck and stay positive.  A diagnosis is just that.  It is not a label or a projection of who you are.
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