Psychosocial functioning in the context of diagnosis: assessment and theoretical issues.

@article{Ro2009PsychosocialFI,
  title={Psychosocial functioning in the context of diagnosis: assessment and theoretical issues.},
  author={Eunyoe Ro and Lee Clark},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={313-24}
}
Psychosocial functioning is an important focus of attention in the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Researchers and clinicians are converging upon the opinion that psychometrically strong, comprehensive assessment of individuals' functioning is needed to characterize disorder fully. Also shared is the realization that existing theory and research in this domain have critical shortcomings. The authors urge that the field reexamine the empirical evidence and… CONTINUE READING

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