Chapter 4. Assessment of Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Anthony J. Holland

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch4

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2003) Assessment of Behavioral and Psychiatric Disorders, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • psychiatric disorders;
  • diagnostic classification;
  • behavioral disorders;
  • psychological assessment;
  • diagnosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Diagnostic classification, labels and definitions

  • Psychiatric and psychological assessment models

  • The process of assessment

  • Diagnosis of specific psychiatric disorders

  • Summary

  • References