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Classification, Assessment, & Intervention

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Click to edit Master subtitle style   5/26/11 Classification, Assessment, &  Intervention Chapter Five
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  5/26/11 Advantages and Disadvantages  of Classification Advantages Baseline for standardization Easier to develop treatment recommendations  Disadvantages Stigma, labeling, and loss of self Labeling is often a problem in diagnosing maladaptive  behavior
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  5/26/11 The Multi-axial Approach  The  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental  Disorders  (DSM-IV) Five axes that describe biological, social, and  psychological aspects of the client.
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  5/26/11 The Major Diagnostic Categories  Axis I Categories - all clinical disorders except personality  disorders and mental retardation Axis II Categories - personality disorders and mental  retardation. Axis III Category - medical disorders  Axis IV Category - psychosocial and environmental  problems.
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