Psychotherapists recommend an in-depth MSE for all patients with possible organic (physiologica) or psychotic disorders.
The informal MSE is usually done as clinicians are obtaining historical information from a patient.
The MSE is the first step in a continuous assessment to determine the diagnosis.
The formal MSE is performed for a patient suspected of a neurological problem.
The MSE is particularly important in psychotherapy.
There are two types of MSE, informal and formal.
The MSE and NE are good diagnostic tools.