Deciphering the Diagnostic Codes: A Guide for School Councelors / Edition 1

Deciphering the Diagnostic Codes: A Guide for School Councelors / Edition 1

by W . Paul Jones
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803964730

ISBN-13: 9780803964730

Pub. Date: 02/26/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The goal of this book is to facilitate better communication between school counsellors and other mental-health professionals by enchancing counsellors' understanding of diagnostic codes and their use. W Paul Jones presents an overview of the basic ideas and terminology used in diagnosis, and examines specific conditions that school counsellors are likely to

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The goal of this book is to facilitate better communication between school counsellors and other mental-health professionals by enchancing counsellors' understanding of diagnostic codes and their use. W Paul Jones presents an overview of the basic ideas and terminology used in diagnosis, and examines specific conditions that school counsellors are likely to encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803964730
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/26/1997
Series:
Professional Skills for Counsellors Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

Diagnosis
Communication and Credibility
Multiaxial Assessment
From the Bottom Up
The V Codes
Almost a Mental Disorder
The Adjustment Codes
A Disorder for Everyone
The Anxiety Codes
A Disorder for Anyone
The Depression Codes
When Sadness Becomes a Disorder
The Cognitive Codes
Problem Learning or Learning Disorder
Attention Disorder Codes
Biology and Politics
Adolescent Codes
Developmental Stages and Developmental Disasters
Diagnostic Codes
Is This All There Is?

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