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What a person brings to treatment?
Distress
Dysfunction
Deviance
What are the areas of need in mental health?
Internal
Social
Intimacy
Transcendent
What is the William James Formula?
Self Esteem= Success/Pretensions
Mental =
Thinking
Mood
Self (personality)
Experience
Relational functioning
Behavior
What is freud's heritage?
Emphasis on mental life
Structured psyche
Unconscious influence
Symbolic relationships
Instinctual drives
Determinism
Objectivity not possible
Everyone is pathological
Emphasis on developmental explanation
DSM-IV-TR
Atheoretical
No Etiology
Menu approach
Number system for diagnosis
Multi-axial (5)
DSM Axes
Major Mental Disorders
Personality Disorder & Mental Retardation
General Medical Conditions
Psychosocial and Environmental Problems
Global Assessment of Functioning
V codes
AXIS I - DSM guide
Disorders usually diagnosed in childhood
Delirium, Dementia, Amnesia & Other Cognitive Disorders
Mental disorders do to a general medical condition
Substance related disorders
Schizophrenic and other psychotic disorders
Mood disorders
Anxiety disorders
Somatoform disorders
Factitious disorders
Dissociative disorders
Sexual and gender identity disorders
Eating disorders
Sleep disorders
Impulse control disorders
Adjustment Disorders
Disorders on Axis II
Personality disorders
Mental retardation
Axis II can be used to list prominent maladaptive personality features or defenses
Axis IV: Categories of psychosocial and environmental problems listed in DSM
Problems with primary support group
Problems related to the social environment
Educational problems
Occupational problems
Housing problems
Economic problems
Problems with access to health care
Problems with legal system/crime
Axis V : global Assessment of functioning
Scale from 1-100
1=lowest functioning & 100=Highest
Divided into 10 “ranges”
Two component guide to rating
1-Symptom severity
2-Functioning
Example: 41 - 50 “Serious symptoms (e.g., suicidal ideation, severe obsessional rituals, frequent shoplifting) OR any serious impairment in social, occupational, or school functioning (e.g., no friends, unable to keep a job)”
Problems associated with mental illness
Sleep
Anxiety
Sex
Somatazation
factors that predict a better outcome for mental health...
Better physical health
Socially responsive
Greater sense of autonomy
Higher socio-economic status
Cohesive family
Good Pre-morbid functioning
Sudden onset
Well-defined symptoms
defense mechanisms
Systematic Distortion
Manage Anxiety
Properties of Defenses
Unconscious
Developmental
Relational
Self-Reinforcing
When do you refer...
Safety first
Somatic treatments should be accompanied by counseling
Non-responsive to first line treatment
Complicating medical conditions
Specific or poorly controlled suicidal ideation

PLAN FOR EMERGENCIES
Four lessons from investigating patient complaints:
Tell patients what’s going on and what to expect, even if they aren’t going to like it.
Pay attention to the process
Allow patients to feel ambivalent about treatment
Relationships
Indictators of mental health
Flexibility
Stable values
Reciprocal relations with others
Stable relationships
Little distortion of “reality”
Meaningful use of time
Enjoys leisure time
Likes self and realistic about abilities
Varied social relations
Able to consider the point of view of others
Sees self as more like than unlike others
Likes and trusts others in general
Admits error, but doesn't always take blame
Spontaneous without impulsiveness having adverse affects