Categorical Dsmiv Axis II

Treatments that target specific personality disorders tend to rely on the first approach to assessment, namely the use of interviewer-administered instruments which assess criteria for the 10 specific personality disorders listed in the DSM-IV. The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II (55) was designed for this purpose. A positive feature of this assessment is its efficiency in eliciting the information required to assign Axis II diagnoses, especially when used in conjunction with the self-report Personality Disorder Questionnaire.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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