Clinical Assessment

Clinical Assessment - Clinical Assessment Mr. and Mrs....

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Clinical Assessment Mr. and Mrs. Lawson brought their 4-year-old adopted daughter, Clara, to see Dr. Mason, a psychiatrist. Clara was polite in greeting Dr. Mason, but did not smile and kept her gaze down as she took a seat. Mr. and Mrs. Lawson sat next to Clara and began explaining their concerns. They described Clara as a quiet child who has recently begun throwing temper tantrums, during which she is inconsolable. Her sleep and eating patterns have changed, and she no longer wants to go to preschool. What other information would you like to learn during the interview with the family? What questions would you ask? I would want to know how she is at preschool around the other kids. I would also like to know if there are other kids experiencing this at the preschool she attends. Another thing I would like to know is what sets her off, from this quit girl to the tantrum. Is her napping changing at school as well? Finally did something happen at preschool that may have affected her in a negative way? In addition to the clinical interview, what other clinical assessment tools should
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