Mental Disorder Diagnosis Analysis

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There are advantages to the continued use of mental disorder diagnosis. Diagnosis is the foundation for mental health treatment. It can be a a tool to point towards patient wellness and stability. In addition, it points to the appropriate ways the individual can be supported by those in his or her environment. Lastly, a diagnosis provides validation for the patient’s symtoms espcially in a societal climate where certain mental health illnesses are still viewed as unreal. With psychiatric diagnosis comes a pletheora of issues. For instance clincians do not always arrive at the correct diagnosis. A patient can present the same symtoms to different clinicans and they will arrive at varying conclusion. Clinicians are human and thus can circum
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