Bma Case Study Essay

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1. Depression screening and implementation of a treatment plan with referral. 2. Using the 5A’s approach and DARN techniques for smoking cessation intervention and goal setting 3. Behavior modification techniques applied to reduce BMI in obese diabetic patients All three objectives were accomplished during this clinical encounter. Depression screening by using the PHQ 9 tool was applied to assess a male patient presenting to the clinic with fatigue and depressed mood. After the diagnosis of depression was established he was prescribed an anti-depressive medication and refer immediately to a mental health center for counseling sessions. He scored 20 on the PHQ 9 form. Also patient was provided with anti-depressive medication for 2 weeks

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