Axis III in the DSM: Diagnosis, Disorders & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Axis III is used to record which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a general medical condition

2. In instances where there is not a clear enough relationship between the general medical condition and the mental disorder to warrant a diagnosis of a mental disorder due to a general medical condition, you do which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you quickly assess your understanding of Axis III in the DSM, a tool that is used in classification. You will be quizzed on how Axis III is used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your ability to:

  • Classify conditions included in Axis III
  • Determine what a general medical condition is
  • Define each Axis in the DSM
  • Understand the requirements for a diagnosis

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as DSM
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Axis III lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of Axis III to make appropriate classification decisions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Axis III in the DSM and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For further detail, review the lesson called Axis III in the DSM: Diagnosis, Disorders & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the five Axes in the DSM
  • Learn how to prevent drug treatment interactions
  • Differentiate Axis III from the other Axes
  • Understand the different conditions classified in Axis III