Mental Health in Social Work: A Casebook on Diagnosis and Strengths Based Assessment

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

  • Jacqueline Corcoran, 
  • Joseph M. Walsh

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Overview

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

PART ONE: ASSESSMENT
1. Diagnosis and the Social Work Profession
2. Biopsychosocial Risk and Resilience and Strengths Assessment

PART TWO: DSM-5 CATEGORIES
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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