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An Axes I through V diagnosis for the client in the case study and explain your rationale for assigning these diagnoses on the basis of the DSM-IV-TR. Then explain how men might differ from women in terms of their presentation with an eating disorder. Be specific.

Case Study: Isabella Caro
Baring her naked, 60-pound figure, French model Isabella Caro posed for a series of advertisements warning of the dangers of eating disorders. Suffering from Anorexia Nervosa, Caro's photos captured the grim physical and mental effects of the eating disorder. Her gaunt frame and vacant, hopeless stare conveyed the life of many who suffer from the disorder (Grimes, 2010).

Full story: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/31/world/europe/31caro.html?_r=0

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This solution provides diagnostic impressions with in-depth explanations for the case study with the patient suffering Anorexia Nervosa.

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Diagnosis of Eating Disorder

Diagnostic Impressions:

Axis I: 307.1 Anorexia Nervosa, Extreme
Axis II: none
Axis III: none
Axis IV: Family problems
Axis V:50

1.The actress had longstanding family problems and an unhealthy desire to please her parents. She seemed to not be able to resolve her problem relationship with her mother. Her self- image issues starting at 13 ...

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