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Give examples of any two structured diagnostic interviews? Ans. The structured clinical Interview for DSM diagnosis (SCID) is a popular example of clinical and research purposes. Another such example is Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children (DISC). 12. What are tlie major characteristics of a good classification? Ans. It provides information about causes, a common language for communication among clinicians, indicates the plan of treatment, paths of prevention and prognosis of the disorder.

47. 48. (a) To use projective"personality tests for diagnosis (b) To contact family members for further information (c) To share their own experiences to establish rapport (d) To ask follow-up questions based on clinical judgment The DSM III-R was introduced by APA in the year (a) 1952 (b) 1985 (c) 1968 (d) 1987 Which of these disorders does not fall under Axis I (a) Autistic Disorders (b) Somatoform (c) Mental Retardation (d) Mood Disorders Which axis assess the coping level of the client on a general functioning (a) Axis II (b) Axis m (c) Axis V (d) Axis IV What perspective on intelligence did Alfred Binet use when he developed his method of assessing intelligence?

The prst three axes assess the individual's present clinical status or condition and the fourth and fifth axes assess the social and adaptive functioning and stressors faced by the individual. 23. Give the five axes of DSM-IV-R? Ans. The five axes are: 1. The clinical syndrome 2. Personality disorder 3. General medical conditions -4. Psychosocial and environmental problems 5. Global assessment of functioning. 24. What is a clinical interview? Ans. It is an assessment tool in clinical settings and is of two types: Diagnostic to gather information and assess behaviour; Therapeutic to modify maladaptive behaviour and attitudes of the client.

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