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    Discuss the basic elements of clinical assessment. What is the role of the DSM IV-TR in clinical assessment? How does it guide the diagnosis of abnormal behavior?
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    What is the role of the DSM IV-TR in clinical assessment?

    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) is the standard for evaluation and diagnosis used in psychology, psychiatry, and mental health professions (BehaveNet, 2010). It is a book comprised of every recognized mental health disorder, along with the criteria, examples, and the medical codes. There are five axes of ...

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