DSM-III For more information, see Amnestic Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria A. Prolonged, heavy use of a barbiturate or similarly acting sedative or hypnotic. B. Amnestic Syndrome. C. Not due to any other physical or mental disorder. DSM-IV See Substance-Induced Persisting Amnestic Disorder Retrieved from "https://dsm.wikia.org/wiki/Barbiturate_or_Similarly_Acting_Sedative_or_Hypnotic_Amnestic_Disorder?oldid=3691" Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.