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Case Study of Anorexia
A case-study of a psycho-social evaluation using the DSM diagnostic manual.
# 135007 | 1,250 words | 1 source | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Medical and Health (Eating Disorders) , Psychology (Eating Disorders)

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The paper presents a model case-study for a psycho-social evaluation using the DSM, a diagnostic manual used for evaluting individuals suffering from some form of mental illness or emotional difficulty. The paper selects an individual who is a 15 year old female suffering from a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder. The paper includes a description, differential axis assessment and discussion.

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"Rachel is a thin, 15-year-old Caucasian female. The oldest of 4 children, Rachel is a junior, attending a large suburban high school north of Boston. She lives in the family's private home in an upper-middle class community. Appearance: Rachel is 5'6" tall but weighs only 103 pounds. On the day of her evaluation, her brown hair was drawn into a ponytail, with bangs partially obscuring dark, somewhat sunken eyes. She wore no make-up, a baggy..."

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