Clinical Assessment Workbook Balancing Strengths and Differential Diagnosis | Edition: 2
Author: Elizabeth Pomeroy
publisher: Cengage Learning
publisher Date: 08/22/2014
Schools: Temple University，University of Houston，Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey，Indiana University -Purdue University Columbus，Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey-Camden，Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey-Newark，Louislana State University
Description: This practical workbook facilitates readers' understanding of the DSM-5 and other texts related to the diagnoses of mental disorders, enhancing their ability to assess their clients' strengths and to diagnose any emotional difficulties the clients may be experiencing. As a workbook, it offers a wealth of real life examples and exercises, providing users with the opportunity to practice their assessment skills in a classroom environment prior to entering the field as a mental health professional. Readers learn the various diagnostic categories of the DSM-5-along with dual diagnoses, symptom formulation, and the overlap between diagnostic categories-as well as how to apply these categories to clients they will be seeing in practice.