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The Clinical Assessment Workbook: Balancing Strengths and Differential Diagnosis Elizabeth Pomeroy

The Clinical Assessment Workbook: Balancing Strengths and Differential Diagnosis

Elizabeth Pomeroy

Published October 10th 2002
ISBN : 9780534578435
Paperback
432 pages
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The purpose of this workbook is to facilitate students understanding of the DSM IV and other texts related to the diagnoses of mental disorders. It is designed to enhance the students ability to assess clients strengths and to diagnose anyMoreThe purpose of this workbook is to facilitate students understanding of the DSM IV and other texts related to the diagnoses of mental disorders. It is designed to enhance the students ability to assess clients strengths and to diagnose any emotional difficulties the client may be experiencing. It will provide students with the opportunity to practice their assessment skills in a classroom environment prior to entering the field as a mental health professional. Students will not only learn the various diagnostic categories of the DSM IV but also how to apply these categories to clients they will be seeing in practice. It will aid students in understanding dual diagnoses, symptom formulation, and the overlap between diagnostic categories.