Case Study 303.90 Alcohol Use Disorder

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DSM Diagnosis: Include behaviors & symptoms consistent with diagnosis. 303.90 Alcohol Use Disorder, Sever; F.10.24 Alcohol Induced Depressive Disorder; Bipolar; Pancreatitis, severe; primary and social Background information: John Smith is a Caucasian male in his mid-forties residing Truman, AR. Pt reported he has an ongoing struggle with substance abuse addiction since the age of seventeen. Pt was admitted voluntarily to SBBH for suicidal ideation. Also, pt reports he has receive several therapeutic treatments. Recently, the patient reports he quit his job a couple of weeks ago; therefore, he has no source of income. Pt reports he has been arrested about fourteen years ago for possession of drugs. Currently, pt reports he does not have any legal matters. The pt barrier to treatment is substance abuse. John’s strengths include: verbal and use of health care system. His weaknesses consist of abuse of substances and unemployed. Pt’s systems are frustration, stress, hard to fall asleep, sleep disturbances, and irritable. John’s hobbies and interest are fishing and cooking.…show more content…
Pt has taken alcohol in larger amounts or over a longer period than was intended, interferes with his daily function, such as occupational, and recurrent alcohol use in situations in which it is physically hazardous. Pt meets criteria for F.10.24 Alcohol Induced Depressive Disorder. Pt has symptoms that persist for a substantial amount of time after the cessation of acute withdrawal or severe intoxication and a history of recurrent non-substance/medication-related episodes. John Smith presents in a flat affect during the interview. Pt maintained good eye

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