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Unformatted text preview: Axis I: Clinical Syndromes: This is what we typically think of as the diagnosis (e.g., depression, schizophrenia, social phobia) Axis II: Development Disorders and Personality Disorders: Developmental disorders include autism and mental retardation, disorders which are typically first evident in childhood.Personality disorders are clinical syndromes which have a more long lasting symptoms and encompass the individual's way of interacting with the world. They include Paranoid, Antisocial, and Borderline Personality Disorders. Axis III:Physical Conditions: which play a role in the development, continuance, or exacerbation of Axis I and II Disorders. American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, (4th ed., text revision). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association. Halgin, R. P. and Whitbourne, S. K. (2003). Abnormal Psychology Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders. (6th ed). NJ: McGraw-Hill Publishers....
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course PSYCH 56550 taught by Professor Henry during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.
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