Diagnosis Programs

Notes on the Online Diagnosis Programs

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Requirements

Our online diagnosis programs requires a Java-enabled browser such as:

Netscape Navigator must be running under one of the following platforms: Windows 95, 98, or NT; Macintosh; Sun Solaris; SunOS; SGI Irix; DEC Unix; HP-UX; IBM AIX; or BSDI. The diagnosis program requires a 32-bit operating system and will not run under Windows 3.1.

Make sure the Java option is enabled as follows:

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Tips

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Printing

Our diagnosis programs are written in Java which does not allow direct printing from within a web browser.

To print the diagnosis, you need to select and copy the report, and then paste it into another application.

For example, in a Microsoft Windows environment, do the following:

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Problems with Browsers

These are problems found using the browsers under Windows 95 and Windows 98.

Netscape Navigator 3.x and 4.x ***
No significant problems.

Netscape Navigator 2.x
There is a pause of about a minute between the Patient and User Information and the first question. There is no pause when you select Run Again after the first diagnosis.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.x, 4.x, and 5.x ***
After making a diagnosis, if you press the Description or Treatment button, you cannot return to the report by pressing Internet Explorer's Back button. You would instead return to the opening screen of the diagnosis.

*** These browsers are recommended

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Download a Java-enabled Browser

If you don't have a Java-enabled browser, you can download the following:

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Another Way to Make a Diagnosis

If you are unable to use the online diagnosis programs, you can use the Diagnostic Criteria listed in the American Descriptions of each disorder to make a diagnosis.

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