List the specific criteria from the DSM-5 that you believe Marcus meets given the information you currently know about him.

Based on the information presented address the following questions using headings to match content in each: Select a mental disorder that you consider to describe what is problematic for Marcus.

 

This assignment class we will discuss two topic decisions

1) Review the Vignette of Marcus before beginning this discussion.

Based on the information presented address the following questions using headings to match content in each:

Select a mental disorder that you consider to describe what is problematic for Marcus.

List the specific criteria from the DSM-5 that you believe Marcus meets given the information you currently know about him. Be sure to review and include all required diagnostic criteria to make a diagnosis.

Use these resources to help you determine the appropriate diagnosis:

Differential Diagnosis by the Trees.( Attached below)

Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5 Section II.

Support your ideas with references to the course texts articles from the optional readings or articles from peer-reviewed journals

2) Addressing Clinical Concerns While Including Larger Sociopolitical Contexts

Family therapists know that clinical concerns are not separate from larger sociopolitical contexts. Being aware of clients’ sociocultural experience is foundational to good practice.

In your initial post to this discussion respond to the following:

What are some of the responses you have regarding the process of applying the challenges of the article in this week’s readings?

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