By Day 7
Submit 2- to 3, in which you complete both parts outlined below:    
Part I: Diagnostic Summ and MSE
Provide a diagnostic summ of the client, Carl. Include:

Identifying Data/Client demographics
Chief complaint/Presenting Problem
Present illness
Past psychiatric illness
Substance use history
Past medical history
Family history
Mental Status Ex (Be professional and concise for all nine areas)

Appearance
Behavior or psychomotor activity
Attitudes toward the interviewer or examiner
Affect and mood
Speech and thought
Perceptual disturbances
Orientation and consciousness
Memory and intelligence
Reliability, judgment, and insight

Part II: Analysis of MSE
After completing Part I, provide an analysis and demonstrate critical thought (supported by references) in your response to the following:

Identify any areas in your MSE that require follow-up data collection.
Explain how using the cross-cutting measure would add to the information gathered.
Do Carl’s answers add to your ability to diagnose him in any specific way? Why or why not?
Would you discuss a possible diagnosis with Carl at this point in time? Why?

Support Part II with citations/references. The DSM 5 and case study do not need to be cited.  Utilize the other course readings to support your response.

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