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Clinical Assessment Workbook Balancing Strengths and Differential Diagnosis

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ISBN-10: 0534578438

ISBN-13: 9780534578435

Edition: 2003 (Workbook)

Authors: Elizabeth Pomeroy, Kathryn Wambach

List price: $184.95
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The purpose of this workbook is to facilitate student's understanding of the DSM IV and other texts related to the diagnoses of mental disorders. It is designed to enhance the student's 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…    
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Book details

List price: $184.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Elizabeth Pomeroy earned a B.A. at the University of North Carolina-Asheville, an M.S.W. at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. at The University of Texas at Austin. With more than 20 years of experience, Pomeroy's current teaching and research interests include clinical social work courses with a focus on mental health, health and children, and families; HIV/AIDS interventions; crime victims; interventions for offenders in the criminal justice system; and clinical social work group interventions for children, adults, and families.

Introduction
Infant, Childhood and Adolescent Disorders
Cognitive Disorders and Neurological Disorders Due to a Medical Condition
Alcohol and Drug-Related Disorders
Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses
Disorders Related to Emotional State or Mood
Anxiety Disorders
Somatoform and Factitious Disorders
Disorders of Dissociation
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Eating Disorders
Sleep-Related Disorders
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
Personality Disorders
Adjustment Disorders and V-Codes
Additional Cases for Assessment