diagnosis and treatment plans

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Abnormal Psychology Diagnosis and Treatment Plans I. The History of Mental Illness A. Demonic possession B. Asylums and poorhouses C. Modern Psychiatric Hospitalization 1. Tranquilizing drugs 2. Restraints 3. Psychosurgery 4. Electro-Convulsive Treatment D. Deinstitutionalization 1. Move to outpatient and community based treatment 2. stronger laws protecting rights of patients 3. weaker laws for protecting people from harming themselves E. The Age of the HMO and its impact on mental health treatment II. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-4-Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
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Unformatted text preview: A. Medical Model-psychological disorders classified as medical illnesses B. Not Theory Based (atheoretical)- based on symptoms not causes C. Categorical- conditions are distinct rather than blended D. Multi-axial 1. Axis 1: Clinical Disorders 2. Axis 2: Personality Disorders 3. Axis 3: Medical Disorders 4. Axis 4: Psychosocial and Environmental Problems 5. Axis 5: Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF: 0- 100) II. The Process of Diagnosis A. Diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis B. Case Formulation C. Treatment Plan...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2009 for the course PSYCH 380 taught by Professor Halgin during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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