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Published: 08 July 2022

592 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197559109

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Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis in Social Work Practice

Fourth Edition

Jacqueline Corcoran and Author Joseph Walsh

  • Teaches social work students about the common mental health disorders they may see in practice and how to diagnose them
  • Balances the need for social workers in mental health to be proficient at diagnosis and to be critical of the DSM and the medical model of which it is part
  • A biopsychosocial risk and resilience perspective is used to discuss mental disorder etiology

New to this Edition:

  • New contributors bringing their expertise on Gender Identity Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and OCD
  • Updated content on Dementia, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder, and Eating Disorders
  • New case studies accompanying every chapter

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