DQ 1. It is said that there is rampant co-morbidity (multiple diagnoses) among the personality disorders. Have you found that among clients at your placement? Could this have implications for preparation of the DSM-5? If not, what are your thoughts on this topic?
DQ 2. What has been your experience with the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS), located in the DSM-5?How can the WHODAS scores guide you in developing a treatment plan for your clients?
DQ 3. Do you find that there is a tendency to attach a “routine” and nonthreatening, non-stigmatizing diagnosis to clients, such as adjustment disorder? YES If not, what are your thoughts on this topic?
Journal – In 250 words reflect upon the progress made in gaining knowledge, skills, attitudes, in some of the tasks I carried out, they include:
Treatment Planning and Development