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Diagnostic Labels as Powerful Communications

1. Identify the symptoms or “red flags” in the case study that may be evaluated for a possible mental health disorder.
2. Should the social worker have shared this suspected diagnosis based on the limited assessment with Ms. Evans at this time?
3. Explain the potential impact of this diagnosis immediately and over time if the “tentative” diagnosis is a misdiagnosis.
4. When may it be appropriate to use a provisional diagnosis?
5. When would you diagnosis as other specified and unspecified disorders?
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