Psy 202 Segment 3b 1DSM IV

Psy 202 Segment 3b 1DSM IV - InitialMentalHealth...

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    Initial Mental Health  Counseling Assessment  Using the DSM IV-TR C6432 Diagnosis of Pathology Argosy University Jim Messina, Ph.D.
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    Axis I: Diagnosis You are to use the DSM-TR-IV Number  and Description in Axis I You first must rule out other diagnoses You compare client’s symptoms lists  with those contained in DSM-TR-IV to get  to most appropriate tentative primary  diagnosis
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    Axis I: Diagnosis (continued) You might also list a  secondary   diagnosis if the client’s symptoms match  up for this labeling You  could also list additional  diagnoses  if the client’s presentation allows for  these additional diagnoses description just like the primary  diagnosis
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    Axis II – Personality Disorder- Mental Retardation Use Axis II if client’s symptoms match up with  a Personality Disorder or Mental Retardation in 
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