PSY 6210 Capella University Diagnostic Work up Of Bill Case Study Analysis

Description

We now revisit the case of Bill from the previous unit. Imagine you have conducted a second interview with him. After pondering the case presented in this unit’s readings:

  1. Reformulate your diagnostic work-up of Bill, given the new information in Part 2 of his case study.
  2. Describe your decision-making process in arriving at this reformulation.
  3. Evaluate the difficulties in accurately diagnosing personality disorders.
  4. Discuss the difficulties in obtaining accurate information about clients’ histories.

Review the Case Study Response Guide to assist you with this discussion.

Books:

Pearson Education. (2017). MyPsychLab for abnormal psychology (17th ed.) [Access card]. Boston, MA. Pearson. ISBN: 9781323615799.

American Psychiatric Association|http://dsm.psychiatryonline.org.library.capella.edu/doi/book/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596|dsm.psychiatryonline.org.library.capella.edu|/doi/book/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425596″ rel=”noopener”>American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Kilpatrick, D. G., Resnick, H. S., Milanak, M. E., Miller, M. W., Keyes, K. M., & Friedman, M. J. (2013). National estimates of exposure to traumatic events and PTSD prevalence using DSM-IV and DSM‐5 criteria. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 26(5), 537–547.

Koerner, K., Kohlenberg, R. J., & Parker, C. R. (1996). radical behavioral alternative|http://ezproxy.library.capella.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.library.capella.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=pdh&AN=ccp-64-6-1169&site=ehost-live&scope=site|ezproxy.library.capella.edu|/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com.library.capella.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=pdh&AN=ccp-64-6-1169&site=ehost-live&scope=site” rel=”noopener”>Diagnosis of personality disorder: A radical behavioral alternative. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(6), 1169–1176.