DSM - Axia College Material Appendix H DSM-IV Cautionary...

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Axia College Material Appendix H DSM-IV Cautionary Statement Review the cautionary statement located at the following Web site: http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/cautionary.htm DSM-IV Case Studies Use the links below to review the following DSM-IV mental disorders. Then, match the disorders to the case studies below. DSM-IV Mental Disorders DSM-IV: Dependent Personality Disorder http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/dependentpd.htm DSM-IV: Dissociative Disorders http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/dissocdis.htm DSM-IV: Somatoform Disorders http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/somatoformdis.htm DSM-IV: Narcissistic Personality Disorder http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/narcissisticpd.htm DSM-IV: Schizoid Personality Disorder http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/schizoidpd.htm DSM-IV: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/o-cd.htm DSM-IV: Schizophrenia http://behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/schiz.htm Case Studies Match the disorders above with the case studies below. Once you determine which disorder is being described, provide possible causes and a potential treatment for the disorder. Post your answers in a separate Microsoft ® Word document as an attachment. Case Study 1 schizoid personality disorder – this is believed to come from the affected persons family. The social development of people with schizotypal personality disorder shows that many were also regularly humiliated by their parents, siblings, and peers resulting in significant relational mistrust. There is no one treatment recommended but doctors usually prescribe anti depressants. Josephine is a 47-year-old single woman. The hardest times of the year for Josephine's family are holidays and family gatherings; Josephine never seems to enjoy herself. She seldom smiles, laughs, or reacts to people and events around her. She remains detached and often goes into a room and plays video games or watches TV by herself, even when the rest of the family is eating. Her family members say that she is rude and do not want her around.
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 275 taught by Professor Pam during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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