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1- Evaluate and discuss Case 8 (SEE BELOW) and complete the attached Diagnostic

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1- Evaluate and discuss Case 8 (SEE BELOW) and complete the attached Diagnostic Evaluation Form. Students will assess the client’s symptomatology and other relevant factors and will provide their diagnosis connecting the DSM-5 criteria to the specific symptoms and behaviors evident in the case. Students will also include and support by evidence “Other Conditions that May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention”, discuss the differential diagnosis and the client’s strengths and resources, and provide summary and recommendations. Use the attached Diagnostic Evaluation Form (See Sample) 2- Go to the website www.symptommedia.com (Links to an external site.)and log in: [please note-different log-in and password this week !] Username: BarryU (case sensitive) Password: BarryU126! (case sensitive) Next, click here to view Case 8 video: https://symptommedia.com/gil-bipolar-i-disorder-current-or-most-recent-episode-hypomanic-substance-use-assessment-a-1/ (Links to an external site.) Background information: Gil was referred for a substance use assessment following an arrest for disorderly conduct (an incident during which he was under the influence). He recently lost another event job due to his substance use, and revealed that he sometimes engages in cutting (using a knife to make shallow cuts on his legs) when he feels overwhelmed. Previously, he was diagnosed with Bipolar 1 Disorder. 3- *********Case 8 Key I: Mental Health Diagnosis Bipolar I Disorder (no need to support this diagnosis, just list it in the top box) II: Other condition(s) that may be a focus of clinical attention Alcohol Use Disorder, Severe A: A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A9 Problems Related to Other Legal Circumstances History of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury Other Problem Related to Employment Other Problem Related to Social Environment FOLLOW DIRECTIONS, SEE SAMPLES AND FEEDBACK*****

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