Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with the DSM-5 as a diagnostic tool
  • Obtain an understanding of some common mental health disorders

Mental Health Diagnoses

Mental Health Disorders are classified by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which can be access via the American Psychiatric Association. Your university or clinical supervisor will have a copy of the manual. 

Some clients will have a dual diagnoses and you may benefit from building an awareness of specific requirements in this scenario.

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