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Stephanie seems to suffer from histrionic personality disorder. On which of the axes of the DSM would this be noted?

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Stephanie seems to suffer from histrionic personality disorder. On which of the axes of the DSM would this be noted?

(A) Axis I
(B) Axis II
(C) Axis III
(D) Axis IV
(E) Axis V

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(B) Axis II

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Personality and developmental disorders are noted on Axis II of the multiaxial classification system typically used by psychologists. Axis I is used for the main disorder (for example, schizophrenia, panic disorder, seasonal affective disorder), Axis III denotes medical problems, Axis IV is used for psychosocial stressors, and Axis V gives a general assessment of functioning.

 
Posted : 16/05/2024 4:49 pm
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