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Alcoholism Case Study

Briefly summarize the case you selected.
Explain your five-axis diagnosis. Provide specific supporting information for each axis.
Describe additional information that might be significant to the assessment, treatment, and welfare of the client and intervention.

Client brought into the detoxification unit of a local county hospital by the police after an incident at a crowded city park. He was arrested because of his assaultive behavior toward others. He was walking through the crowded groups of snbathers muttering to himself, kicking at people. At admission to the hospital, He was disoriented, incoherent, and confused. When asked his name, he paused a moment, scratched his head and said "Bill Clinton". When asked about what he was doing at the park, he indicated that he was marching in a parade in his honor.

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Alcohol Case Study
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Alcohol Case study
Briefly summarize the case you selected.
Explain your five-axis diagnosis. Provide specific supporting information for each axis.
Describe additional information that might be significant to the assessment, treatment, and welfare of the client and intervention.

Client brought into the detoxification unit of a local county hospital by the police after an incident at a crowded city park. He was arrested because of his assaultive behavior toward others. He was walking through the crowded groups of snbathers muttering to himself, kicking at people. At admission to the hospital, He was disoriented, incoherent, and confused. When asked his name, he paused a moment, scratched his head and said "Bill Clinton". When asked about what he was doing at the park, he indicated that he was marching in a parade in his honor.
Solution
First of all in order to make an accurate diagnosis it is important to make a full assessment by taking a full psychological and medical history of the patient to provide a complete five axis DSM-IV diagnosis.
Axis I is defined as clinical disorders and other conditions that may be a focus of clinical ...

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