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Assessment and Diagnosis in treatment planning

What is the role and importance of assessment and diagnosis in case conceptualization and treatment planning?

What are some repercussions of a client being misdiagnosed? Use examples to illustrate your points.

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What is the role and importance of assessment and diagnosis in case conceptualization and treatment planning:

Assessment within a medical field involves the act of an examiner conducting an evaluation of a disease or a condition based on the patient's subjective report of the causes and the symptoms of an illness or a condition. Diagnosis on the other hand involves the process of determining through examining the nature and the circumstances of a disease condition. Therefore the role of assessment and diagnosis in the case of conceptualization and treatment planning is providing an evaluation of a disease or a condition which is based on a patient's report of the causes and symptoms of an illness or a condition. Diagnosis has the role of determining and examining a disease condition nature.

Other than the roles, there are also importance associated to assessment and diagnosis in the cases of conceptualization and treatment planning such as it assists ...

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The solution discusses the importance of assessment and diagnosis in relation to treatment planning. It also discusses the issues that misdiagnosis can bring.

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