Topic: The Question of Utility in Diagnosis

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There is a movement in psychology to require the usage of psychological measures to aid in the diagnosis of some mental illnesses. While developing the DSM-V, there was some discussion of including results of specific measures as part of diagnostic criteria. Considering the two articles you read, Limitations of Diagnostic Precision and Predictive Utility in the Individual Case: A Challenge for Forensic Practice and Diagnostic Utility of the NAB List Learning Test in Alzheimer’s Disease and Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment,write a response paper discussing the utility of using psychological measures as suggested above in the diagnosis of mental illness.

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