Mental Disorder Assessments

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1. Predispositions

1.1. Demographics

1.1.1. Age

1.1.2. Sex

1.1.3. Socioeconomic class

1.2. Bio

1.2.1. Genetic

1.2.2. Drug misuse

1.3. Psycho

1.3.1. Occupational

1.4. Social

1.4.1. Familial

1.4.2. Cultural

1.4.3. Migrational

2. Types of mental disorder

2.1. Illnesses

2.1.1. Schizophrenia

2.1.2. Mood disorders

2.1.2.1. Depression

2.1.2.2. Bipolar Disorders

2.1.3. Cognitive disoders

2.2. Personality Disorders

2.3. Mental Impairments

3. RISK

3.1. Self

3.1.1. Self-harm

3.1.2. Accidental suicide

3.1.3. Intentional suicide

3.2. Others

3.2.1. Family or loved ones

3.2.2. Known individuals

3.2.2.1. Objects of jealousy or grudge

3.2.3. Unknown individuals

3.2.3.1. members of public

3.2.3.2. people in authority

4. Diagnosis

4.1. Mental State Examination

4.2. Other evidence relevant to diagnostic criteria

4.2.1. From relatives or friends

4.2.2. From employers

4.2.3. From Police or Crime records

4.2.4. Prison or other detention centre records

4.2.5. GP Notes

4.2.6. Forensic evidence

4.3. Diagnostic criteria

4.3.1. ICD-10

4.3.2. DSM-IV

4.3.3. Not simply an issue about criteria

4.3.4. Depends on skill and experience

4.4. Importantly - there may be no mental disorder

4.4.1. Abnormal behavioural patterns or reactions do not necessarily mean illness or disorder.

5. Treatment issues

5.1. Types

5.1.1. Psychological

5.1.2. Biological

5.1.3. Social

5.1.4. Familial

5.2. Duration

5.2.1. Start to End

5.2.2. Continuous?

5.2.3. Intermittent

5.2.3.1. Frequency

5.3. Response

5.3.1. How consistent

5.3.2. Any loss of response

5.4. Adherence

5.4.1. meeting with carers

5.4.2. attendance

5.4.3. compliance with medication

5.5. Professionals

5.5.1. Status

5.5.2. Qualifications

5.5.3. Expertise

6. Associated precipitating events

6.1. Stress

6.1.1. Duration

6.1.2. Frequency

6.1.3. Severity

6.2. Life Events

6.2.1. Entry

6.2.2. Exit

6.2.3. Loss

6.2.4. Gain

7. Complications

7.1. Medications

7.1.1. Side Effects

7.1.2. Adverse Effects

7.2. Risk materialisation

7.2.1. Suicide

7.2.2. Homicide

7.2.3. Hostage taking

7.3. Crime or recidivism

7.3.1. Offences against persons

7.3.1.1. Homicide

7.3.1.2. Kidnapping

7.3.1.3. Hostage

7.3.1.4. Sexual offences

7.3.2. Offences against property

7.3.2.1. Criminal Damage

7.3.3. Aquisitive offences

7.3.3.1. Theft

7.3.3.2. Burglary

7.3.3.3. Deception

8. Protective factors

8.1. Psychosocial support

8.2. Pschological

8.2.1. Personality factors

8.3. Religious and spiritual values

9. Understanding the individual's history and personal circumstances

9.1. Is there a problem?

9.1.1. What is the problem?

9.1.2. Whose problem is it?

9.1.3. Who is affected or likely to be affected?

9.2. Background History

9.2.1. Family

9.2.2. Personal history

9.2.2.1. Childhood

9.2.2.2. Education

9.2.2.3. Relationships

9.2.2.4. Occupation

9.2.2.5. Interests/hobbies

9.2.2.6. Physical or psychological trauma

9.2.3. Medical

9.2.3.1. History of illnesses

9.2.3.2. How these may affect mental state or treatment response

9.2.4. Forensic/Criminal

9.3. Mental state examintion

9.3.1. Symptoms and signs

9.3.2. Cognitive assessment

9.3.3. Insight

9.3.4. Personality

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