Outline for the Psychiatric Diagnosis

Outline for the Psychiatric Diagnosis

Kerenie Spencer


Dr. Felch

June 25, 2018

Title: Outline for the Psychiatric Diagnosis

Thesis: The Psychiatric Diagnosis seemed to be experiencing psychological difficulties mostly connected with mental disorders. The patient displays symptoms of recurred hair pulling particularly when nervous. The signs showed include feeling tense before pulling the hair, feeling of relief after acting on the tense impulse of pulling the hair, distress in social life due to hair pulling as well as feeling anxious resisting pulling the hair..

I. Introduction

a) Overview of Psychiatric Diagnosis

b) The Purpose of the paper

II. Proposed Diagnosis of the Disorder Based on the Diagnostic Manual

a) Classification of symptoms for hair pulling

b) Traits of feeling tense

III. Analysis of the Style the Inmate Symptoms satisfy the Guidelines for the Dysfunction in the Manual

a) Matching symptoms with the manual

b) Detailed explanation of traits from the DMS-5 manual

IV. Evaluating the Traits within the Setting of a Relevant Theoretical Orientation and Examination

a) Connecting defined traits with Trichotillomania

b) Application of cognitive theories

V. Assessing the Efficacy of Diagnosis Utilizing Peer Reviewed Articles

a) Previous research on hair pulling psychology

b) Treatments confirmed by various scholars

VI. Assessing the Well-treatment Choices for the Therapy

a) Available treatment options

b) Prescribed cognitive treatment options

VII. The justification for the Selected Diagnostic Manual

a) The main reason for the application of DSM-5 diagnostic guidebook

b) Advantages of having a DSM-5 diagnostic guidebook

VIII. Evaluating the Signs within the Context of a Relevant Theoretical Adjustment and Diagnosis

a) Linking the symptoms to a disorder (trichotillomania)

b) Review of the cognitive theories as well as their roles

IX. Conclusion

a) Review of the Thesis statement

b) Recommendation as well as future research


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