The PIT provides exploratory rationale to the patient. The therapist attempts to bestow a rationale for the patient, which affirms the significance of relating emotional or somatic symptoms to interpersonal conflicts or problems. By the end of initial sessions, the link between the interpersonal difficulties and emotional problems and distress should be constructed. To be able to do this is important because it is one of the principal points for patient to remain in therapy (Guthrie,
Good afternoon Mr. Tracey and students. The topic I will be talking to you about is Youth depression. In this presentation, I will take you on a journey through the types of depression youths face, its causes, its symptoms, treatments and the charities that help with addressing the problem. The reason why I asked you for your definition of depression is that your definition may well have been different to mine. The website Reachout.com states; “‘Depression’, which is often diagnosed as 'major depressive disorder ', is the feelings of sadness or a low mood that last longer than two weeks and starts to get in the way of your everyday life.
Substance/medication-induced depressive disorder appears to be related to Mrs. Smith mood disturbance; it has been used for many years as a coping mechanism. Based on the medications that Mrs. Smith has taken prior, this diagnosis best fits her symptoms and treatments. The secondary differential diagnosis is acute stress disorder acute stress disorder is caused by a traumatic event that has occurred in an individual’s life. Mrs. Smith has endured traumatic events in her life and these events occurred when she was a child. Child-abuse, self-mutilating and then eventually substance abuse is what brought me to this
This week I have seen a very interesting case at the Vine Clinic. A 17-year-old female who came in with her mother had a chief complain of joint pain and a severe headache uncontrolled by Ibuprofen. She has recently seen in the ER for joint pain. I observed my preceptor conducted a thorough history and physical exam. She started joint pain on the right side of her knee and then the pain migrated to the left side of her body and affecting all the major joints.
Devoted people in professions such as an Occupational Therapist, work to help their patients recover his or her ability to engage in everyday activities. It is evident that an OT is to help people. There are many duties, characteristics, and qualities an OT should have in order to have a successful career. I asked Dr. Lindberg, “What are your duties or daily routine being an OT?” Dr. Lindberg answered, “There are many duties of being an OT, we must evaluate a patient’s progression and prepare detailed reports of that, test patient’s physical and mental abilities to regulate rehabilitation goals, handpick activities that will help the patients learn life skills within their capabilities, and recommend changes in patient’s living environments
Occupational Therapy Model / Frame of Reference (FOR) There are several frames of references that occupational therapy utilizes. The frame of reference (FOR) gives the therapist guidelines to follow as interventions are conducted. Choosing a proper FOR is key for the best treatment approach for each unique patient. One FOR that would be appropriate for Kara in this case study is Model of Human Occupation (MOHO). MOHO seeks to explain how occupation is interested, patterned, and performed.
The ever specifier has been determined based on the fact that she meets all of the criteria in category B. Necessary Information in an Assessment If I were to complete an assessment I would also look for other anxiety or conduct disorders. I would look at family history in effort to get a better understanding of what her history with her parents was like. Risk and prognostic factors explains that childhood risk factors include parental loss or separation. Since her first hospitalization/suicidal episode occurred when she was 14 years old, it’s necessary to know what her childhood and upbring was like.
The patient is a 18 year old female who presented to the ED with suicidal thoughts with a plan to cut her throat. The patient reports homicidal ideations towards her mother. The patient denies symptoms of psychosis. The patient reports depressive symptoms as: isolation, tearfulness, irritability, anhedonia, worthlessness, and insomnia. The patient reports recent stressors as family relationships, school, and her relationship with her current boyfriend.
Recently I have read two novels that deal with sensitive topics and obstacles. Several years ago my grandma had very serious health issues. Each of these examples showcase the fact that it is important for everybody to experience obstacles in their life. In the novel “Cut” the main character, Callie deals with self harm. Callie has a younger brother who suffers from asthma and feels responsible when he has his first asthma attack.
When reading Buck the reader finds out a lot about his mother because MK decides to read his mother personal journal. MK finds out his mother was depressed at a very young age. There was something going on in MK mother 's life that made her want to kill herself at an early age. This is not uncommon according to an article in Ebony magazine. A young lady named Simone Sneed was diagnosed at the age of thirteen with being bipolar disorder.
She reported continued lower back pain that intermittently radiates to the left lateral leg. Previous treatments include PT for 3 weeks, and she has seen a chiropractor once. She has also tried TENS. The patient has been able to continue working since her injury. She has also use opioids ands NSAIDs for analgesia.
It is also important that I assess for any negative life events Ellen experienced. Ellen denied sexual or physical abuse in her past, however I would want to get a clearer picture of the emotional abuse she experienced from her parents, as well as any other prominent details that could be noteworthy in her case. Beidel, Frueh, & Hersen (2014) report that “stressful life events are correlated with slow recovery from depression” (p. 223). Considering how frequently Ellen has felt depressed over her life, assessment of her current and past stressors are crucial to assist in her bipolar II
4.6- It is accepted that practitioners in health and social care settings can be affected by the stressful nature of the work. (Godden 2012) When discussing challenging situations with supervisees we need to ensure they feel supported and have received the necessary training such as DMI and have completed their induction. Ensure they understand they have to adhere to the behaviour management programs and relevant risk assessments. If a specific incident has occurred reflect with them the effects of events and consequences and actions that occurred, using the records of incidents, A B Cs and tick charts for reference if needed. Help them to understand how they might have caused and influenced events and work out the most effective way to handle
Medical Hx: Congenital hearing loss that needs to be examined as well as obesity. She had hearing loss due to her overdose. Family composition/ Current Supports: Pt is a 15 y/o Caucasian female who resides at home with her adoptive family and 3 biological siblings in Falls Church, Virginia. She is a tenth grade student at J.E.B Stuart High School in Falls Church Pt was 4y/o at the time of adoption, her sister recently returned home from a residential program. The youngest sister is 14 and the pt has sexually abused her on three separate occasions in the last 7 years.
Similar to those, these environmental problems can begin “as early as in the womb, up to teenage years”, says Dr. Jordan Smoller a lead researcher in a mental disorder genetic study. From a mothers drug addiction, having an abandoned childhood, or simply smoking cannabis and cigarettes can all lead to vulnerability of schizophrenia (Lauren Neergaard, 2013). Despite this all happening in the younger years of life, these problems become more prominent in adolescence. For example, Aiden Corvin writes about twenty one year old Paul. “Schizophrenia also affects Paul’s emotional and verbal responsiveness, motivation and insight,” says Corvin.