Psychological Disorders

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    Psychological  Differences DSM-IV-TR Mental Retardation Clinical Disorders  Personality Disorders
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    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders  ( Text Revision ) Multiaxial System ( Five Axis System ) Axis I ( Reports all disorders except Axis II ) Clinical Disorders. Other Conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention. Axis II ( First diagnosed in infancy/childhood ) Personality Disorders. Mental Retardation. Axis III ( Diabetes, heart problems, acid reflux…etc. ) General Medical Conditions. Axis IV ( Social Env., lottery, job, divorce, school…etc. ) Psychosocial and Environmental Problems. Axis V ( GAF Scale, Rank 1-10 on 10 items, 100 = Good, 1 = Bad ) Global Assessment of Functioning.
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    Mental Retardation Requirements: 1.  Significantly subaverage intellectual functioning: IQ of approximately 70 or below on an IQ test. 2.  Concurrent deficits or impairments in present adaptive functioning in at least two of the following areas:  Communication Self-care Home living Social/interpersonal skills Use of community resources Self-direction Functional academic skills Work, leisure, health, and safety. 3. The onset is before age 18 years. Below 20-25          20-25 to 35-40          35-40 to 50-55          50-55 to 70 ______________________________________________________ Profound            Severe           Moderate        Mild
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    Childhood Disorders Conduct Disorder:   Aggression to people and animals, destruction of property,  deceitfulness or theft, serious violations of rules Oppositional Defiant Disorder:   A pattern of negativistic, hostile, and defiant behavior  lasting at least 6 months. Pica:   Persistent eating of nonnutritive substances for a period of at least 1 month.  Rumination Disorder:   Repeating regurgitation and rechewing of food for a period of at  least 1 month following a period of normal functioning. _______________________________________________________ Tic Disorders: Tourette’s Disorder:   Both multiple motor and one or more vocal tics. Transient Tic:   Single or multiple motor and/or vocal tics.
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  Cognitive Disorders NOS : Not otherwise specified.  _________________________________________________ Delirium :  Characterized by anxiety, disorientation, hallucinations,  delusions, and incoherent speech Dementia :  Deterioration of intellectual faculties  ( Memory,  concentration, and judgment ) . Accompanied by emotional  disturbance and personality changes. Alzheimer Type: ???
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