#1. Describe the key components to the mental status exam (MSE). How do the results of an MSE apply to diagnosis and treatment planning in the mental health field?
Here are some references you can use:
Groth-Marnat, G., & Wright, A. J. (2016). Handbook of psychological assessment. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. READ CHAPTERS 1, 2, AND 3. FOR THIS WEEKS ANSWERS.
Martin, DC. (1990). The Mental Status Examination. In: Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors. Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition. Boston: Butterworths. Chapter 207. Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK320/