Mystery Client - The categories that I found to be most...

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-1 PsychSim 5: MYSTERY CLIENT Name: Laura Johnston Section: Modules 47-51 Date: November 15, 2009 In this activity you’ll take the role of a consultant called in to provide a second opinion on several clients with disorders, based only on the information contained in the clients’ files. This activity will be most useful to you after you have read the text material on psychological disorders. Psychiatric Diagnosis As evidenced in these five cases, some of the information in a client’s files is more useful and relevant than other types of information. Which categories of information did you find to be most helpful in making your diagnoses?
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Unformatted text preview: The categories that I found to be most helpful in making my diagnoses were the following: medical history, reason for seeking treatment, information from spouse, employer, close friends, and parents, observations of the interviewer, and self-description of personality Which categories of information did you find to be least helpful in making your diagnoses? The categories that I found to be the least helpful in making my diagnoses were the following: initials, age, gender, occupation, education, ethnic origin, family background, police or military records, and miscellaneous information...
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