A referral for psychiatric counseling was recommended. An initial assessment performed by David Williams, PsyD (Psychiatry), dated 06/30/2017, indicated that the claimant presented with depression. She had low comprehension. She was diagnosed with a moderate-severe depression. Individual therapy was recommended.
Annotated Bibliography The projected study attempts to design a research that would examine the competence of mindfulness therapy. The design would evaluate the progress of the selected individuals who are receiving mindfulness therapy in comparison to those receiving another kind of therapy over a given period of time. The following articles will discuss about the effects of mindfulness therapy to different kinds of patients. Fjorback, L.O., Arendt, M, Ornobol, E., Walach, H., Rehfeld, E., Schroder, A., & Fink, P. (2012). Mindfulness therapy for somatization disorder and functional somatic syndromes – Randomized trial with one-year follow-up.
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Validity of the scale was assessed by correlating objective burden rating with subjective burden, as reported by the relatives of the patient. The correlation found to be 0.72, which was considered significant. The scale though primarily devised for patients of psychotic disorder, can be used with neurotic patients, patients with alcohol or drug dependence, mental retardation and physical
GAD was common and highly comorbid with other anxiety disorders. The research suggested that the etiology of GAD might be biological and environmental factors (Higa-McMillan, Francis, & Chorpita, 2014). According to research's that concerned of GAD among children and adolescents found that if GAD left untreated, the disorder could be chronic and predictive of adulthood anxiety and depression (Reuschel, 2011). Evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with anxiety disorder involve cognitive and behavioral (CBT) and pharmacological interventions. Recent psychosocial interventions have tailored CBT to specifically target worry (Reuschel,