Pyschology Discussion Questions
Please answer each question INDIVIDUALLY using at least one citation per questions.
1.Describe the key components to the mental status exam (MSE). How do the results of an MSE apply to diagnosis and treatment planning?
2. Describe the limitations of the MSE. Due to these limitations, what other information-gathering is necessary to complete the full diagnosis and treatment planning process?
3. Discuss the importance of using the MCMI-IV when assessing the mental status of a client. Can the MCMI-IV be useful in assessing emotional status as well? Why or why not? Provide specific examples to support your position.
4. What are some strengths and challenges of MCMI-IV for assessing mental status? Do you feel that this MCMI-IV is a good method to assess emotional status? Why or why not? Provide specific examples to support your position