Diagnosis of “A Native American Elder”


To prepare: Review this week’s Learning Resources. Focus on pages 106-134 of Abnormal Psychology.

The assignment: (1–2 pages) Construct a diagnosis for the case “Depression in a Native American Elder” or someone from an ethnic minority described in Chapter 1 “Abnormal Psychology: Overview and Research Approaches” of your text. Be sure to fully justify the diagnosis with appropriate references to the Learning Resources, and include necessary descriptors. Explain any additional information that might be significant to the assessment, treatment, and welfare of this client.