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23 Cards in this Set

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The DSM-IV is based on the ___ : an official coding system for diseases in the US.
The ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification).
1-Training manual
2-Translated into 22 languages
Axis I includes:
All disorders except Personality and MR.
Axis II includes:
Personality Disorders and MR
Axis III includes:
relevant medical diagnosis
Axis IV includes:
Psychosocial Stressors for past year
Axis V includes:
Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF)
Diagnosis deferred (799.9) is used when:
diagnosis is forthcoming pending further information
No Diagnosis (V71.09) is used when:
no identifiable condition is identified and no condition is suspected.
The primary diagnosis is:
Primary reason for treatment
Axis I is assumed to be ______ unless otherwise specified.
The Primary Diagnosis
Multiple diagnosis within an axis should be listed:
in order of focus of attention
The Limitations of the DSM-IV are:
1. Applies only to individuals.
2. Apply cautiously to non-western cultures.
3. Not a cookbook.
4. Psychiatric interpretation of experience 5. Acontextual and atheroretical.
6. It is artificial
Among the poor, mental illness rates are ______
The most prevalent disorders among the poor are ____, and ______.
schizophrenia and personality disorders
An explanation for higher rates of mental illness among the poor is...
social stress. Genetics/ biology contributes 50% or less.
What roles does gender play in the diagnoses of: 1. Schizophrenia 2. Mood or Anxiety disorders 3. Personality or Substance abuse?
1. none 2. females more likely 3. males more likely
How were the following groups' rates of mental illness depicted in class and why: 1. Mexican-Americans 2. Japanese-Americans 3. Chinese-Americans
1.(MA)while over-represented in the lower socio-economic classes, they report less stress than others, due to strong family emphasis. 2.(JA)have extremely low rates of MI due to stable families etc. 3.(CA)increasing MI rates, due to breakdown of family and community.
Why do some religious faiths serve as a protective factor against MI or dysfunction?
They emphasize love, caring, and community solidarity.
What 6 disorders are found worldwide?
Organic disorders Schizophrenia Bipolar disorders Panic attacks OCD Some phobias
Anorexia is almost non-existent among:
- The poor in third-world countries - Countries where slim women are not considered attractive
Although schizophrenia is found worldwide, it occurs one in _____ in non-westernized countries, and one in _____ in westernized countries.
A. one in a THOUSAND in non-westernized countries B. one in a HUNDRED in westernized countries.
Schizophrenia is extremely uncommon in countries without _______ system, and has better outcomes in _____ countries.
A. uncommon in countries without a WAGE system B. better outcomes in POOR countries.
Definitions of mental illness are socially defined, they _____ from culture to culture and have _______ over time.
A. VARY from culture to culture B. CHANGED over time.