Mental Health Made Simple ?. Simple Factoids From Doc Ty. Why?. 1993 Those with Severe Mental Illness discharged to the street by government 60-85% have mental health issues Misunderstood, stigmatized, ignored Interesting Fact: The Human Brain can rewire past damaged areas.
From Doc Ty
The Human Brain can rewire
past damaged areas
Psychosocial/ Environmental Problems
-Used to report factors that may affect diagnosis for Axis I/II
Global Assessment of Functioning
Can they Function in Society?
Example 1: (p.35 DSM-IV-TR)
Axis I: 296.23 Major Depressive Disorder, Single episode, Severe without Psychotic Features
305.00 Alcohol Abuse
Axis II: 301.6 Dependent Personality Disorder
Frequent use of denial
Axis III: None
Axis IV: Threat of Job Loss
Axis V: GAF = 35 (current)