Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment, 3rd edition

  • Jacqueline Corcoran, 
  • Joseph M. Walsh

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Mental Health in Social Work emphasizes gaining competency in the DSM-5 diagnoses of mental disorders commonly seen in clinical and social service settings. Its case-based approach helps readers understand clients holistically as they undertake the assessment and intervention process.

Published by Pearson (June 11th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137413454

Subject: Social Work & Human Services

Category: Mental Health

Table of contents

1. Diagnosis and the Social Work Profession
2. Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience and Strengths Assessment

3. Autism Spectrum Disorder
4. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
5. Schizophrenia
6. Bipolar Disorder
7. Major Depressive Disorder
8. The Anxiety Disorders
9. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
10. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
11. Eating Disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder
12. Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder
13. Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
14. Gender Dysphoria
15. Alzheimer's Disease
16. Borderline Personality Disorder

Appendix A: Template for Preparing Diagnosis for Chapter Case Study
Appendix B: Suggested Answers to "Questions to Consider"
Appendix C: Directions and Template for "Reflect and Reply" Cases

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