Diagnosing Children Review the Vignette of Marcus
Review the Vignette of Marcus before beginning this discussion.
Based on the information presented, address the following questions using headings to match content in each:
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Select a mental disorder that you consider to describe what is problematic for Marcus.
List the specific criteria from the DSM-5 that you believe Marcus meets, given the information you currently know about him. Be sure to review and include all required diagnostic criteria to make a diagnosis.
Use these resources to help you determine the appropriate diagnosis:
Differential Diagnosis by the Trees.
Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria From DSM-5, Section II.
Support your ideas with references to the course texts, articles from the optional readings, or articles from peer-reviewed journals