Millon Clinical Multiaxil Inventory Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… This tool follows with the revision of the DSM and is theoretical based. The scale base covers personality and psychopathology. By serving as a baseline the tool can illuminate certain disorders from Axis II and focus on the main issue. This information combined with Frankie’s history; present state at time of assessments; and previous assessments will assist in diagnostic and treatment planning. How Frankie responds to this assessment will allow for a base rate to compare to the other personality assessments (Wise, Streiner, & Walfish, …show more content…
309.4 Adjustment disorder with mixed disturbance of emotions and conduct from long term abuse and neglect. Frankie’s life was continually impacted in a negative way; life events without emotion, just action. The following left Frankie feeling all alone and confused about his position in life: his parent’s neglect, abuse, parent’s drug and alcohol problems; encouraging Frankie to have drugs and alcohol. Frankie feels helpless and hopeless to the point of consistent depression. Frankie was trying to get in trouble with fighting; sexually violating a fellow female teen; assisting gangs with obtaining meth, but not being a part of the gangs. 309.81 Posttraumatic stress disorder caused from the abuse, neglect, and survival requirements of a young child into adulthood. Treats abuse, mental, and physical issues as though it was no big deal; minimizes his life experiences (American Psychological Association, 2000). 995.5 Child neglect and abuse which led to his other behavioral characteristics of depression, substance abuse, fighting, and thievery. His parents were no providers of positive reinforcement: abuse; drugs; alcohol; leaving Frankie alone to fend for himself, were all signs of child neglect. 305.20 Cannabis abuse; Frankie had been using since he was 10. 305.90 Substance abuse with Methamphetamines. 305.00 Alcohol Abuse since age 10. Frankie was caught stealing items that did not have real value, except the electronic gear. He stole clothes, backpack, and …show more content…
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