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1) Clinically significant detriment
! Severe distress, impaired function 2) Internal source
! source of distress / impairment located within the
person 3) Involuntary manifestation
! cannot be a deliberate, voluntary decision DSM Multiaxial
! Axis I – Major Clinical Syndromes
! schizophrenia, mood, anxiety, somatoform, and dissociative disorders,
sexual, gender identity, eating, and sleep disorders, etc.
-child disorders (autism), brain disorders ! Axis II - Personality Disorders
! antisocial, borderline, histrionic, narcissistic, avoidant
-long term mal-adaptive pesonalities, psychopath ! Axis III - General Medical Conditions
! infectious and parasitic diseases, diseases of the blood, nervous
system, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, and genitourinary systems ! Axis IV - Psychosocial and Environmental Problems
! stress associated with problems with social support, one’s
environment, the legal system, etc.
-job problems, housing issues, trouble...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Queens University.
- Fall '08