Beyond the DSM Story: Ethical Quandaries, Challenges, and Best Practices / Edition 1

Beyond the DSM Story: Ethical Quandaries, Challenges, and Best Practices / Edition 1

by Karen P. Eriksen, Victoria E. Kress, Victoria E. Kress
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761930329

ISBN-13: 9780761930327

Pub. Date: 10/12/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Beyond the DSM Story presents challenges to the Diagnostic Statistical Model (DSM) system from ethical and cultural perspectives, critically evaluating its fit with other professional and theoretical orientations. It offers possible solutions or best practices for addressing ethical, theoretical, and contextual quandaries, along with experiential activities that

Overview

Beyond the DSM Story presents challenges to the Diagnostic Statistical Model (DSM) system from ethical and cultural perspectives, critically evaluating its fit with other professional and theoretical orientations. It offers possible solutions or best practices for addressing ethical, theoretical, and contextual quandaries, along with experiential activities that challenge the reader to think critically about both the problems and the solutions associated with DSM diagnosis. Beyond the DSM Story presents an atheoretical model for incorporating alternative models with DSM assessment. Instructors, students and practitioners will benefit from this critical appraisal of the DSM.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761930327
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/12/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter One: The Price of Diagnosis
Chapter Two: Ethics Meets Diagnosis
Chapter Three: Multicultural Challenges to the DSM
Chapter Four: Feminist Challenges to DSM Diagnosis
Chapter Five:Toward Resolving the Quandaries and Pursuing Ethical and Contextually Sensitive Diagnostic Practice
Chapter Six:The Case of Nine-Year-Old Janelle and Her Mother
Chapter Seven: The Case of Anna and Mark
Chapter Eight:The Case of Ellen
Chapter Nine: A Developmental, Constructivist Model for Ethical Assessment (Which Includes Diagnosis, of Course)

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