Unit 7 assignment: implications of a diagnosis
Clinicians such as psychologists, therapists, and psychiatrists utilize the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th ed. (DSM V, 2013) when making a diagnosis for specific psychological disorders. In doing so, however, they are also assigning a label to the person. Discuss the pros and cons of diagnosing, or “labeling,” a patient. Cite your sources.
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