Appeared older than stated age.
With every assessment conducted, a seasoned mental health professional will conduct a Mental Status Exam (MSE) without your awareness. If not wholly obvious, he/she at times will involve you in the process by asking if you are suicidal, homicidal, or experiencing hallucinations. The mental status exam is a brief assessment of one’s current mental functioning. What mood is the individual in? How are they groomed? Is there anything notable in their speech? (for a full list of