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Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders  Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders  Axis 1: Axis 1:           1. Problems have a specific onset. 1. Problems have a specific onset. A decrease from usual level of functioning A decrease from usual level of functioning       2. Emotions and behavioral excesses recognized  2. Emotions and behavioral excesses recognized  as out of control. as out of control.       3. Person usually recognizes that problem needs 3. Person usually recognizes that problem needs treatment treatment       4. Problems are usually responsive to treatment 4. Problems are usually responsive to treatment
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Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders  Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders  Axis 2: Axis 2:           1. Are defects or limitations in the basic personality. 1. Are defects or limitations in the basic personality. - Personality = the self, an integrated set of  - Personality = the self, an integrated set of          stable characteristics that form the basis for how  stable characteristics that form the basis for how          the person relates to the world. the person relates to the world.           2. Defects emerge during the course of development. 2. Defects emerge during the course of development. Arrested development in some key domain: Arrested development in some key domain: - social bonds - social bonds - emotional development - emotional development - independent functioning - independent functioning - moral development - moral development 3. Not associated with specific onset 3. Not associated with specific onset - Though only recognized in adolescence or adulthood - Though only recognized in adolescence or adulthood         when personality development should be “completed”  when personality development should be “completed”     
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Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders  Distinction from Axis 1 Disorders          4. Do  4. Do  not not  lead people to seek treatment  lead people to seek treatment - Core personality is  - Core personality is  ego-syntonic ego-syntonic - Though resulting problems in living may lead to help seeking - Though resulting problems in living may lead to help seeking           5. Are generally not amenable to change. 5. Are generally not amenable to change.
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course PSYCH 3140 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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