Media Portrayal (1 of 2)
The media often cover cases in which the assessment of psychopathology is relevant. Pick a particular case that has obtained attention in the media that a psychiatrist and/or psychologist was involved in assessing the individual (please check the Discussion Board and do not duplicate cases).
Discuss the following, including source material/citations as appropriate:
1. What were the differences in the media portrayal and the information we learned in this unit?
2. If you were able to access the psychiatric and/or psychological reports, or conclusions, what were the major questions and issues in the assessment?
3. If you were not able to access this material, based on the information in this unit, what would be the major assessment questions at issue?