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Published: 17 August 2016

592 Pages | 55 exhibits

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190211011

Bookseller Code (04)

Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice

Third Edition

Jacqueline Corcoran and Joseph Walsh

  • Balances the DSM and social work person-in-environment perspectives.
  • Uses biopsychosocial risk and resilience framework to explain how disorders develop and how persons may adjust or recover.
  • Employs in-depth cases to apply diagnosis and the social work perspective.
  • Covers evidence-based treatment.
  • Offers a critique of the DSM and the medical model is for each disorder.
  • Presents a case study for each disorder.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated material that brings text in line with the DSM-5.
  • Two new chapters focusing on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Gender Identity Disorder.

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