What is psychological assessment?

Psychological assessment consists of both standardised questionnaires and clinical interview. At BrainX we use the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- 5th Edition).

We are able diagnose the following disorders:

Mood disorders:

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Specific Phobia
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Acute stress disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Depersonalisation/ derealisation Disorder


Behavioural disorders- Disruptive & impulse control disorders:

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder


PLEASE NOTE: At BrainX we do not diagnose or treat eating disorders or personality disorders. We recommend referral to someone with very specific expertise in these areas.