Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Assessment Model for Social Workers / Edition 2

Psychopathology: A Competency-Based Assessment Model for Social Workers / Edition 2

by Susan W. Gray, Marilyn R. Zide
     
 


Written by social workers, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, views mental disorders through the strengths-perspective. It is unique in its ability to summarize the current state of knowledge about mental disorders and applies a competency-based assessment model for understanding psychopathology. Complete with detailed and… See more details below

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Written by social workers, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SOCIAL WORKERS, views mental disorders through the strengths-perspective. It is unique in its ability to summarize the current state of knowledge about mental disorders and applies a competency-based assessment model for understanding psychopathology. Complete with detailed and realistic vignettes that are unavailable in other texts for the course, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY: A COMPETENCY-BASED ASSESSMENT MODEL FOR SOCIAL WORKERS presents strategies for building on clients' strengths and resilience and offers insights to social workers regarding their role in working with the mentally ill.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495090878
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. An Introduction to the Competency-Based Assessment Model. 2. Cognitive Disorders: Delirium and Dementia. 3. Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. 4. Mood Disorders. 5. Anxiety Disorders. 6. Somatoform, Factitious, and Malingering Disorders. 7. Dissociative Disorders. 8. Eating Disorders. 9. The Personality Disorders. 10. Substance-related Disorders.

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