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diagnose
used in Girl Interrupted

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Definition
determine or identify the nature of a problem or an illness
  • Lisa Cody didn't have a diagnosis yet.
diagnosis = determination of the cause of her illness
  • When I got my diagnosis it didn't sound serious, but after a while it sounded more ominous than other people's.
  • When she'd been with us a month or so, Lisa Cody got a diagnosis.
  • After Lisa Cody got her diagnosis, the Lisas started making more trouble.
  • Mclean Hospital Page.... e 90 KAYSEN, Susanna DISCHARGE ON VISIT SUMMARY: Formal Diagnosis: Schizophrenic reaction, paranoid type (borderline) — currently in remission.
  • In many cases more than one diagnosis is warranted.
  • During periods of extreme stress, transient psychotic symptoms may occur, but they are generally of insufficient severity or duration to warrant an additional diagnosis.
  • The disorder is more commonly diagnosed in women.
  • Differential Diagnosis.
  • In Identity Disorder there is a similar clinical picture, but Borderline Personality Disorder preempts the diagnosis of Identity Disorder if the criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder are met, the disturbance is sufficiently pervasive and persistent, and it is unlikely that it will be limited to a developmental stage....
  • From the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 3d edition, revised (1987), pp. 346-47 My Diagnosis.
  • All I can do is give the particulars: an annotated diagnosis.
  • If my diagnosis had been bipolar illness, for instance, the reaction to me and to this story would be slightly different.
  • When I went to the corner bookstore to look up my diagnosis in the Manual, it occurred to me that I might not find it in there anymore.
  • This is the one that caught me by surprise as I sat on the floor of the bookstore reading my diagnosis.
  • In Identity Disorder there is a similar clinical picture, but Borderline Personality... preempts the diagnosis ... if the disturbance is sufficiently pervasive and ... it is unlikely that it will be limited to a developmental stage.
  • I'm not finished with this diagnosis.
  • I have a few more annotations to my diagnosis.
  • The disorder is more commonly diagnosed in women.
  • Many disorders, judging by the hospital population, were more commonly diagnosed in women.
  • On our trips, he often attacked my character—that character once diagnosed as disordered.

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