Based on your assigned readings, answer the following questions including rationale and evidenced based citations (use APA format) to support your responses. Also, number your responses in the same format you see in the Module instructions, e.g., D.2.2. A, D2.2. B, …D. 2.3, etc
D.2.2: Discuss the importance of the following key elements of the psychiatric interview:
A) development of practitioner-client relationship;
B) therapeutic communication;
C) potential traps and pitfalls when eliciting the history from a mental health client;
D) significance of the environment;
E) considerations such as age, culture, genetics, health literacy level and spiritual beliefs; and
F) mental status examination
D.2.3: Describe the rationale for screening for general medical conditions as an important part of the assessment. Find a journal article that discusses a clinical situation in which a medical condition was related (cause or aggravation) to the psychiatric condition. Discuss the steps taken to identify how the medical condition was implicated in alterations of mental health.
Use one recent article for D.2.3 and answer the questions A-F using (Kaplan, H. I., Sadock, B. J. & Ruiz, P. (2015). Kaplan and Sadock’s Synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/clinical Psychiatry (11th ed.) Baltimore, MD: Wolters Kluwer) chapter 4 and 5.