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DSM-IV-TR Multiaxial system of Evaluation
Name the different axis numbers and describe each axis number
Axis 1 is Clinical Disorders and other conditions that may be focus of clinical attention

Axis 2 is Personality disorders and Mental Retardation

Axis 3 is general medical conditions

Axis 4 is Psychosocial and envioronmental problems

Axis 5 is Global assessment of functioning (0-100)
Psychiatric Treatment Continuum
What is the Acute Stage, Transitional Stage, and Follow up stage
acute Stage-Therapy is locked inpatient unit. Emergency dept. Therapy

Transitional stage is Short term inpatient therapy, Long term inpatient therapy, Day treatment, Psych home care, case management

Follow up stage-Outpatient therapy, private outpatient, psychiatric therapy
What is teh therapeutic milieu
Milieu-Environmental, health promoting...Simplified routine or open easy going but have an approprite routine.

safe, secure, trustworthy, accountable, routines, interactions, flexible

Conveys worth of those we are trying to help.
Commitment-Explain Voluntary Commitment
Voluntary Commitment is sought by client through verbal or written application to facility
Commitment-Explain involuntary admission
Is made without client's consent
Is necessary when client is dangerous to self or others, or unable to provide for basic needs or observation and treatment of mentally ill persons
3 types of Involuntary commitment
Describe Emergency Commitment
Sought for client who is dangerous to self or others; can hold person for five hours. Must get court order
Commit client and get court order
Can hold up to 72 hours and must have a court hearing during this time
An additional involuntary commitment can be ordered at time of hearing, if necessary
3 types of Involuntary commitment
Describe Observational or Temporary Involuntary Commitment
civil commitment for observationla hospitalization is of longer duration than emergency hospitilization.
Purpose is for observation, diagnosis, and prevent further deterioration of their mental health
Define Gravely disabled client
Defined as client who, as result of mental illness, is in danger of serious physical harm resulting from inability to provide for basic needs (food, shelter, clothing, medical care, safety)
Involuntary Outpatient Commitment-Describe
Court ordered mechanism used to compel a person with mental illness to submit to treatment on an outpatient basis.
Clients who are severe and persistently mentally ill
rationale is to reduce numbers of re-admissions to hospital