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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills
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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills
A Popular Culture Casebook Approach (DSM-5 Update)

Second Edition


August 2014 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

The Second Edition of Alan M. Schwitzer and Lawrence C. Rubin’s Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills: A Popular Culture Casebook Approach comprehensively addresses the clinical thinking skills required in professional counseling settings through the innovative use of case examples drawn from popular culture. Fully revised to include DSM-5, the text begins with discussion of diagnosis, case conceptualization, and treatment planning, covering the interplay of individual clinical tools and their application in contemporary practice. Ten DSM-5 updated case illustrations follow, creating a streamlined new edition that engages students in a start-to-finish application of clinical tools.

 

 
Chapter 1: Clinical Thinking Skills: Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning
 
Chapter 2: Diagnosis: Understanding and Using the DSM-5
 
Chapter 3: Case Conceptualization: Making Sense of the Client’s Concerns
 
Chapter 4: Treatment Planning: Designing a Plan for Change
 
Chapter 5: Diagnosis, Case Conceptualization, and Treatment Planning: Ten Case Illustrations With DSM-5 Updates
Case 5.1 Japanese Anime’s Naruto

 
Case 5.2 Vampire Anthology’s Edward Cullen

 
Case 5.3 West Side Story’s Maria

 
Case 5.4 Beauty and the Beast’s Belle

 
Case 5.5 The Color Purple’s Miss Celie

 
Case 5.6 Misery’s Annie Wilkes

 
Case 5.7 The Cleveland Show’s Cleveland Brown

 
Case 5.8 Will and Grace’s Jack McFarland

 
Case 5.9 The Revolver Album’s Eleanor Rigby

 
Case 5.10 Golden Girls’ Sophia Petrillo

 

Supplements

Student Study Site

This site includes an additional 20 cases from the first edition, now updated for DSM-5.

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1

Chapter 2


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