Five important components of the psychiatric interview

Assessment tools have two primary purposes: 1) to measure illness and diagnose clients, and 2) to measure a client’s response to treatment. Often, you will find that multiple assessment tools are designed to measure the same condition or response. For this assignment, the assessment too is: (Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale).

• An explanation of five important components of the psychiatric interview and why you consider these elements important.
• Explain in detail the psychometric properties of the rating scale (Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale).
• Explain when it is appropriate to use this rating scale with clients during the psychiatric interview
• Elaborate on how the scale is helpful to a nurse practitioner’s psychiatric assessment. Support your approach with six evidence-based pieces of literature.

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