Discussion 1: Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders, Dissociative DisordersWhen a client presents physical ailments for which no medical evidence confirms a condition, the client’s pain may not simply go away. Rather, the pain may persist, further disrupting the client’s life. In these cases, psychological evaluations may be used to determine if any psychological disorders exist. Specifically, somatic symptom, conversion, and factitious disorders, as well as dissociative disorders may be considered for the client’s diagnosis. Additionally, psychologists may also evaluate whether other confounding factors, such as environmental and/or individual variables, influence a diagnosis.For this Discussion, review the case study in the Learning Resources. Consider the presenting symptoms of the client and any confounding factors that may influence diagnosis.With these thoughts in mind:Post by Day 3ÿa diagnosis for theÿfemaleÿin the case study and explain your rationale for assigning these diagnoses on the basis of the DSM. Consider the presenting symptoms of the client and any confounding factors that may influence diagnosis. Then describe three confounding factors that may influence client diagnosis and why. Be specific.Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources and current literature.Required ResourcesReadingsúÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ American Psychiatric Association. (2013).ÿDiagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders(5th ed.). Arlington, VA: American Psychiatric Publishing.úÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Somatic Symptoms and Related Disordersúÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Dissociative Disordersúÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Feeding and Eating Disordersúÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Paris, J. (2015). The intelligent clinician?s guide to the DSM-5ÿ(2nd ed.).ÿNew York, NY: Oxford University Press.úÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Chapter 12, Substance Use, Eating, and Sexual Disordersúÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Allen, K. L., Byrne, S. M., Oddy, W. H., & Crosby, R. D. (2013). DSM?IV?TR and DSM-5 eating disorders in adolescents: Prevalence, stability, and psychosocial correlates in a population-based sample of male and female adolescents.ÿJournal Of Abnormal Psychology,ÿ122(3), 720?732. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.úÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Arnold, C. (2012). Inside wrong body.ÿScientific American Mind,ÿ23(2), 36?41. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.úÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ McFarland, M. B., & Petrie, T. A. (2012). Male body satisfaction: Factorial and construct validity of the body parts satisfaction scale for men.ÿJournal of Counseling Psychology,ÿ59(2), 329?337. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.úÿÿÿÿÿÿÿÿ Stice, E., Marti, C., & Rohde, P. (2013). Prevalence, incidence, impairment, and course of the proposed DSM-5 eating disorder diagnoses in an 8-year prospective community study of young women.ÿJournal of Abnormal Psychology,ÿ122(2), 445?457. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Richardson, L. F. (1998). Psychogenic dissociation in childhood: The role of the clinical psychologist.ÿThe Counseling Psychologist, 26(1), 69?100. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Talleyrand, R. M. (2010). Eating disorders in African American girls: Implications for counselors.ÿJournal of Counseling & Development, 88(3), 319?324. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Tolaymat, L. D., & Moradi, B. (2011). U.S. Muslim women and body image: Links among objectification theory constructs and the hijab.ÿJournal of Counseling Psychology, 58(3), 383?392. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Wiseman, M. C., & Moradi, B. (2010). Body image and eating disorder symptoms in sexual minority men: A test and extension of objectification theory.ÿJournal of Counseling Psychology, 57(2), 154?166. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.Witte, T., Didie, E., Menard, W., & Phillips, K. (2012). The relationship between body dysmorphic disorder behaviors and the acquired capability for suicide.ÿSuicide & Life-Threatening Behavior,ÿ42(3), 318?331. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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