Most women were diagnosed with postpartum depression. Postpartum depression occurs after birth when the hormones of women are changing which causes many symptoms such as irritability, hot flashes, and sadness. In the short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper” the narrator suffers from postpartum depression and is put into a mental hospital by her husband only to find out in the end he was not who she thought he was and the place she was living was not what she had
Gauze proposed the medical model of a mental disorder, which as stated above, describes psychiatry as a branch of medicine. The medical model seeks to bring medical diagnostics to psychology and psychiatry. When applying the medical model to psychiatry there are three components. These components consist of (1) a wide range of specific mental illnesses, (2) each with a distinct reaction to treatment, and (3) improved psychiatric understanding through coordinated health care diagnostic testing. This shows that the medical model is less interested in the definitions of disease, and instead interested in how to treat and care for individuals that have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
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.
The last theory of the psychodynamic field (Mahler, 1972), refers to fear of abandonment as the central factor in borderline psychopathology. In this case, the mother seems to get overly-involved in child’s natural autonomous attempts to discover the world by withdrawing emotionally when the child acts in an independent manner (phase of separation-individuation), which causes dysphoria and abandonment panic when later the adult faces a seemingly unsolvable
Group I, Category 41 Insufficient Medical Documentation to Determine Impairment Severity ISSUE Additional evidence and documentation is needed to determine the degree of the severity imposed by the claimant’s psychological condition. CASE DISCUSSION & POLICY ANALYSIS (INCLUDING SPECIFIC REFERENCES) This 54- year old claimant is filing a DI claim alleging disability due to Cleidocranial dysplasia, scoliosis, and depression. The evidence in file shows the claimant has a history of anxiety and depression. At the MSE on 11/13/15, she alleges a history of anxiety over the death of her mother and she was prescribed Xanax. During the exam, her thoughts were well organized and she appeared to be to functioning in at least the average intelligence
Question 3: Will your dataset help address or explain the main frustrations with the health care system in treating DHOH people with CVD-related diseases? • A comparison of these qualitative questions with the quantitative question(s) you selected for your
The significant issues surrounding her current situation is substance abuse, loss of custody of her child, and unemployment. Previous Mental Health Problem and Treatment Ms. Peterson stated that previously she was diagnosed with depression and anxiety disorders within an outpatient agency, and that she was taking the medication Zoloft to assist with the stabilization of her mood. She stated
This research project will study the differences between geriatric trauma patient outcomes and non-geriatric trauma patient outcomes at a Level 1 trauma center. Specific psychological outcomes include depression, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, resiliency, and alcohol abuse. These outcomes will be identified using various assessments at time of hospitalization and 12 months post-injury as part of the Baylor Trauma Outcomes Project (BTOP) database, a prospective longitudinal study aimed at measuring psychological, physical, and functional outcomes after injury. The following assessments will be used to evaluate their respective psychological outcomes. The Patient Health Questionnaire 8 (PHQ-8) is a brief self-report measure of
The Care Programme Approach (CPA) is a way that services are assessed, planned, co-ordinated and reviewed for someone with mental health problems or a range of related complex needs. People can be offered CPA support if they are diagnosed as having a severe mental disorder. The Care Programme Approach (CPA) was introduced in 1990 to provide a framework for effective mental health care for people with severe mental health illness. The CPA model was reviewed in 1999 with the publication of the Mental Health National Service Framework and to incorporate lessons learned about its use since its introduction. The factors to consider when deciding on the support of an individual as regards the amended Care Programme Approach are: • are diagnosed as having a severe mental disorder • are at risk of suicide,
Nursing Interventions: 1. Assess symptoms and extent of conversion disorder – Rationale: Symptoms of conversion disorder vary in patients and knowing the extent can help in determining treatment. 2. Determine when the onset of symptoms occurred – Rationale: Pinpointing the day that symptoms started may help in determining the cause. 3.