Case Study of Ben, Part 2
Read the Case Study of Ben, Part 2.
Use the Case Study Response Guide to assist you in revisiting your diagnosis of Ben’s condition, incorporating this new information. In Section 4 of the response guide, address each of the following:
· In each of these scenarios, describe how the new information alters the picture presented in the original case study.
· Describe your new diagnostic hypotheses, and justify your conclusions.
· What further diagnostic evaluation do you believe is warranted?
Use the Case Study Response Guide to format your assignment.
Write the clinical impression in the DSM-5 format:
XXX.xx (Yyy.yy) Primary Diagnoses (list in order of salience).
(DSM-5 Code is first, as in XXX.xx, and ICD-10 codes next, in parentheses.)
Use the V and Z codes, or simply appropriate descriptors to psychosocial and contextual factors of importance to the diagnostic case. These replace the DSM-IV-TR Axis IV & V used to address these concerns.
Explain any recommendations for interventions, treatment, and/or disposition.
Address the specific questions that were asked in the instructions for this assignment.
Here is a sample assignment question and an appropriate brief response:
Response: To diagnose this case accurately, I would also need to review any pertinent medical records. I would want to interview this client’s mother, with whom he lives, to corroborate the clinical interview data supplied by the client, and to learn more about his developmental history. I would also want to…
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