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Not Otherwise Specified, Other Specified Disorder or Unspecified Disorder

What does Not Otherwise Specified (NOS) mean?

Not Otherwise Specified is a subcategory in systems of disease/disorder classification. It is used to note the presence of a condition…

Co-occurring: Mental Health and Chronic Illness

Very few people go through life without any chronic health challenges. Cancer, heart disease, chronic pain, diabetes, mental illnesses, and more touch every family at some point.

And often mental illnesses and other chronic conditions co-occur.…


Excoriation Disorder (Skin Picking or Dermatillomania)

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Social Anxiety Disorder



Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder