Chapter 4. Assessment and Diagnosis

  1. Raghu Raghavan and
  2. Pradip Patel

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774717.ch4

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective

How to Cite

Raghavan, R. and Patel, P. (2005) Assessment and Diagnosis, in Learning Disabilities and Mental Health: A Nursing Perspective, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774717.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106153

Online ISBN: 9780470774717

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Keywords:

  • mental health disorders;
  • assessment;
  • diagnosis;
  • learning disabilities;
  • psychiatric disorders

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Key themes

  • Introduction

  • Diagnostic classications

  • Diagnosis of common mental disorders

  • Multiple diagnostic presentations and differential diagnosis

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further reading