Assessment Descrірtion: Students аre required to write аn essaу on one of the following two topics: (i) Schizophrenia (ii) Borderline Personality Disorder The essay has to describe and critically evaluate the condition in terms of the following aspects: i. Description in the DSM 5 (Understanding in relation to the biomedical model) ii. Description in the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (Understanding derived from the psychoanalytic model) iii. Description from the critical psychotherapy perspective (biopsychosocial model) iv. A comparison of the assessment criteria and instruments used by the above three ways of making sense of the condition The essay has to be structured in relation to the above four sections and has to include a formal introduction and a brief conclusion. A minimum of 20 highquality readings need to be used and properly referenced to attain 20 of the 25 points available in the references category.