Mental Illness Case Study Interview Case Study by cee-cee

Mental Illness Case Study Interview
A presentation of an interview regarding diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of a woman with a mental illness.
# 109849 | 1,368 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 08, 2008 in Medical and Health (Medical Studies) , Psychology (Case Studies)

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This paper presents an interview conducted with a woman with a mental illness. The paper presents the unstructured diagnostic interview that aimed to determine a diagnosis, a rationale for the assessment, treatment options, a proposed treatment plan and a prognosis. It also looks at information on family dynamics, history of mental illness and trauma as well as the current status of mental illness and personal history of the interviewee to ascertain a diagnosis for formulating treatment and assessment.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Psychiatric Association: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text revision. Washington, DC, American Psychiatric Association, 2000.
  • Seligman, L. Selecting Effective Treatments: A comprehensive Systematic Guide to treating Mental disorders. Revised Ed. John Wiley and Sons. 1998.
  • Zuckerman, E. Clinician's Thesaurus: The guide to Conducting Interviews and Psychological Reports. 6th Ed. The Guildford Press. New York. 2005

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