Using the case study of “Tina,” write a 500-750-word essay in which you examine your thought process about her presenting issues. Please understand the thought processes should represent that of a professional counselor and thoughts should be articulated in the appropriate vernacular. The paper should include an introduction and conclusion.
Include the following in your paper:
- Discuss the historic and cross-cultural perspectives of psychopathology that may impact the diagnosis and treatment of Tina.
- After reviewing the diagnoses that could pertain to Tina from the DSM-5, discuss your diagnostic impression.
- Provide evidence for your diagnostic impression with appropriate criteria from the DSM-5.
- Discuss how historic misconceptions of mental illness could potentially impact the treatment of this client (e.g., treatment course, client referrals).