Introduction to the DSM-5-TR, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

DescriptionPrior to completing the assignments listed in the Connection and Application section, read the following:DSM-5-TR Section IIntro, Use of Manual, and Cautionary Statement for Forensics (pp. 529)DSM-5-TR Section II:Neurodevelopmental Disorders (pp. 35-99)Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders (pp. 521-541)Gender Dysphoria (pp. 511-520)Child Maltreatment and Neglect (pp. 823-825)page 1: As discussed in the DSM-5-TR, intellectual developmental disorder refers to an individual’s significantly impaired cognitive functioning and deficits in adaptive behaviors; for example, self-help, communication, or interpersonal skills. According to the DSM-5-TR, the onset of an intellectual developmental disorder occurs during the developmental period. Unfortunately, persons with this diagnosis can be charged with various legal crimes later in life. Imagine you are working for the court system, and one of the defense attorneys has asked for a report regarding a client with an intellectual developmental disorder facing legal charges. Describe what information would be included in the report as well as who would serve as supplemental sources of 2: Diagnostic Summary- Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct DisordersFor this discussion forum, you will complete a diagnostic summary. A diagnostic summary is a written summary based on a case vignette, which allows students to practice identifying relevant characteristics of a case and using those characteristics to identify provisional diagnoses and rule/out diagnoses based on DSM-5-TR criteria. Students will also be asked to justify decision-making. Read the following brief case vignette. Your post will include a diagnostic summary (written summary based on the case provided). It should include a provisional diagnosis and rule/out diagnoses based on DSM-5-TR criteria. If you are unable to come to a conclusion, identify what additional information you would need to support a specific diagnosis. Alex is an 11-year-old boy who was referred to a local community mental health agency. Alexs parents report that Alex has been having difficulty at home and school. Alexs parents report they are concerned about Alex because he always seems angry and has been defiant since he was younger. Although Alex often loses his temper and has been reported as vindictive, his behavior does not involve significant mood instability. Alexs behavior has negatively impacted his relationships with his siblings and has started to impact his relationships at school.

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