Nevada Revised Statutes Section 433.164 - Mental Health

“Mental illness” defined. “Mental illness” means a clinically significant disorder of thought, mood, perception, orientation, memory or behavior which:

1. Is listed in the most recent edition of the clinical manual of the International Classification of Diseases, ICD-9-CM, code range 295 to 302.9, inclusive, 306 to 309.9, inclusive, or 311 to 316, inclusive, or the corresponding code in the most recent edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, DSM-IV, Axis I; and

2. Seriously limits the capacity of a person to function in the primary aspects of daily living, including, without limitation, personal relations, living arrangements, employment and recreation.

Last modified: February 27, 2006