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advantages and disadvantages of having a classification system to diagnose abnormal behavior

Briefly describe the multiaxial approach of the DSM IV TR. Debate the advantages and disadvantages of having a classification system to diagnose abnormal behavior.

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Abnormal Behavior-Dsm IV TR

What is the multiaxial approach?

The multiaxial approach of the DSM IV TR is a system used by mental health professionals in classifying mental disorders. Because professionals from various backgrounds and areas of practice work with such patients, this approach was designed to apply to numerous contexts. This approach makes classifying and coding of diagnoses more effective and accurate within the IDC-9 ...

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This posting debates the advantages and disadvantages of having a classification system to diagnose abnormal behavior.

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