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Learning to use the DSM for Diagnosis

DSM-5 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Carefully read Chapter 4, pages 74-76 in your textbook. Notice the case study of Professor Smith on page 74. Do you think that the DSM covers the most important aspects of Professor Smith and his symptoms? Why or why not? What do you think are the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosis? Do you think diagnosis results in a particular negative stigma? Why or why not? Write an entry answering these questions along with your thoughts on the purpose of diagnosis for this week’s assignment. This will be graded according to the rubric below.

Share your thoughts to the questions, using a good reference in order to support your answers. You should write at least 200 words.

Week 1 Assignment Requirements:

**Review the grading rubric for further information on how your assignment will be graded.

Grading Rubric for Weekly Assignments

Assignment Point Value
Adequately covers the topic –
Writing is within the required minimum word count (200 words)
40 points
Organization-Uses correct APA format in paper as well as with citations and references 20 points
Spelling/Grammar/Posts word count 20 points
Uses good scholarly resource 20 points
Total: 100 points

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