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Classification of Psychological Disorders
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Overview Evaluation of classification systems Two widely used classification systems DSM and the multiaxial system Assessment techniques
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Diagnosis of Psychopathology Reliance on scientific method Diagnostic systems based on similarities in symptoms organized hierarchically
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Medical Terms: Knowledge at Increasingly Higher Order Levels Symptom Syndrome Disorder Disease
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Designing a Classification System of Abnormality Where would you begin? behaviors seen together predictive validity observability treatment outcome
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Pluses of Classification Systems Communication of findings Prevalence Rates 3rd Party Payments
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Negatives of Classification Loss of individuality about the person Labeling Imperfection of systems Dichotomous vs. continuous system
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Two Widely Used Classification Systems International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) published by the World Health Organization Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) published by the American Psychiatric Association
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Diagnostic & Statistical Manual (DSM) DSM I (1952) DSM II (1968) DSM III (1980) DSM III-R (1987) DSM IV (1994) DSM IV-TR (2000) DSM V in 2010
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