MULTIAXIAL CLASSIFICATION

uses various factors such as- social and cultural influences, clinical symptoms to make a solid diagnosis and classification of a mental illness. The DSM-IV-TR is one such example of an multiaxial classification system.

MULTIAXIAL CLASSIFICATION: "Multiaxial classification involves using a variety of factors such as social and cultural influences in the determination of mental illness. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MULTIAXIAL CLASSIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/multiaxial-classification/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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