psycho pathology 1.22.08 - 1/22/08 Pyschopathology 50% of...

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1/22/08 Pyschopathology 50% of population is diagnosable at some pt in their lifetime Civil War and WWI: sense of need to deal with psych diagnoses post-war o Smith College SSW: founded in 1918 to deal with WWI vets DSM-IV: viewed as a way to adopt a phenomenological perspective to psychiatry. Good history, mental status exam, and diagnosis – easiest way to effectively/efficiently get things done: package the information well. How to sort the history Learning the language of the DSM Other manuals: psychodynamic diagnostic manuals Video: Mother: bipolar? Brain cancer, childhood issues, died, paranoid ct. was sleeping with step Father: heart attack, left belongings to ct Ct: bipolar Step-father/brother-in-law: abusive relationship: raised 9-18 Maternal uncles: sexual abuse 2 children Husband: “get over it” HX: ID/chief complaint Family hx Social hx: (including work, education) Medical hx Past Psych hx Hx of present illness MSE (mental status exam): Appearance/behavior
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SWCL 710 taught by Professor Buccino during the Spring '08 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.

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