Why? d. What teaching interventions would you provide to the client after the change in prescriptions you recommended? (List at least 3 interventions) 2. Mary S. is an attorney (who is 48 years old) who has suffered from epilepsy for about 25 years and is taking the medication phenytoin. You are looking at her electronic medical record and note she has missed several of her quarterly MD appointments.
Case Study: Depression Answer Sheet Ellen: Depression and Suicidality Student Name: Diagnosing Ellen 1a. Refer to the DSM-IV checklist and list all symptoms that Ellen has that match the criteria for major depressive episode. Which of Ellen's symptoms meet any of the criteria? (Be sure to match specific symptoms with specific criteria.) |Ellen has felt sad for the last month.
The study was conducted on 46 women (mean age 31 years) recruited from one suburban midwifery practice and two obstetric practices in the northeastern United States. Participants underwent wrist actigraphy at home for 7 consecutive days to measure sleep quality. The Postpartum Depression Screening Scale measured depression severity. Women with postpartum depression experienced poorer sleep quality than women without postpartum depression. Sleep is very important for good health and especially for mothers who just gave birth.
After a two month adjustment period, the hospital began to record data on the use of SwabKit®. A reduction of 70.4% was seen in CLABSIs in the first six months of hospital wide use. The number of infections went from 14 cases to 4 cases. At the time the study was written in May 2012, there have been 0 cases of CLABSIs since February 2012 (McCalla, et al.,
Part 1: Diagnosis 1. Refer to the DSM-V checklists in your textbook (chapter 6), and LIST ALL OF THE SYMPTOMS FOR the following three diagnostic categories: (I know it is a long list, but you must be familiar with these first to make a diagnosis for Ellen.) Major Depression Major Depressive Episode 1. The presence of five or more of the following symptoms during the same two-week period, including at least one of the first two symptoms: · Daily depressed mood for most of the day · Daily diminished interest or pleasure in almost all activities for most of the day · Significant weight loss or weight gain, or daily decrease or increase in appetite · Daily insomnia or hypersomnia · Daily psychomotor agitation or retardation · Daily fatigue or loss of energy · Daily feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt · Daily reduced ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness · Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide, a suicide attempt, or a specific plan for committing suicide 2. Significant distress or impairment Major Depressive Disorder 1.
If you have a bad relationship to your parents or somone you care about. The cause of why Tibi has anorexia is that she has low self confidence, and she started dieting. 3. She is lonely, and her friends don’t wanna be with her because she is so thin. In the beginning she got
Outline and evaluate psychological explanations of schizophrenia (24 marks) Brown and Birley studied stressful life events in the role of relapse in schizophrenics. They found that 50% of people experience a stressful life event e.g. death, relationship break-up, job loss etc. in the 3 weeks prior to a schizophrenic episode. A control sample reported a low and unchanging level of stressful life events over the same period.
She is eighty-four years old and along with other health issues, the dementia has become a major concern. When our family first noticed she was becoming more and more forgetful, we did not think that much about it. Then we saw that she she was forgetting to take her medication and forgetting where her car was parked. My aunts decided that it was not safe for her or for others on the road for her to be driving. As time passed, we noticed she was having difficulties in other areas as well.
More gun control laws will fix this and make it significantly harder for bad people to obtain guns. Others may think that it is an invasion of privacy to make people undergo background checks before obtaining a gun. Indeed, for a few people, background checks will be considered an invasion of privacy. However, it is very necessary. If there were not any background checks before owning a gun, it is possible for a terrorist or criminal to acquire a gun, like they can now.
A study was conducted by Dr. Graham Emslie, a professor at UT Southwestern, within the last decade that included 334 teenagers, all of whom suffered from major depression. In the study, the researchers looked at the types of treatment each participant was receiving in order to treat his or her depression. It was concluded from the study that those participants that were unresponsive to their initial antidepressant “responded when they switched to a different antidepressant and participated in cognitive behavioral therapy” (Drug Week, 2008). Using these results Emslie concluded that “medication and therapy do not have to be independent of each other” (Drug Week, 2008). Dr. Emslie states in her report that “if you haven’t had a good response with antidepressants,