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Noah. L, a 17 year old male, is an Asian American who has been recently diagnosed with anxiety disorder. After experiencing several phobias such as environmental and social ones, he visited psychiatrist who disclosed to him that he had a condition which was affecting the brain functioning hence leading to increased and unnecessary anxiety. After several consultations with psychology doctors and other specialists, Noah was advised to visit a psychiatrist on regular basis for advices and checkups. Several medications were added up to recovery process to help in concentration and reliving the brain cells after heavy functioning.
Alexander, a white male aged 31 was recently rushed to a clinic after he suddenly developed weird behaviors towards everything. Oliver’s behavior became serious when he started changing his moods after every short period. He could be seen happy then sad after a short span with no apparent reason. This situation is medically described as bipolar effective disorder, where it affects the physiological functioning of the brain cells. Opposition disorder, conduct disorder and other defiant behaviors are some of the examples of bipolar conditions. In most cases, this condition is also considered as genetic, thus the only way to help the patient is to control the condition through therapy. It’s a condition which is triggered by the brain to defy or act against commands by the senses hence making the patient to switch moods frequently.
Emma, a 13-year-old black American is one of the latest cases of patients who are experiencing behavior disorders which are also referred to as opposition disorder. This is a state whereby the patient is defiant to any conduct and acts differently towards the environment and other people. The condition is also known as defiant conduct disorder, which affects physiological functioning of the brain. Treatment can be offered through getting a therapy education to make the patient less defiant to her own thoughts and brain functioning.
Olivia is an Alaska native female, aged 27 years, whose case was reported to a physiological center for being depressed. Following the death of her parents through a road accident, the patient has experienced harsh moments and is barely seen happy. She has lost interest in most of the activities she usually enjoyed doing, whereby her moods are always low and speaks to no one. After several consultations with doctors, the patient is going through depression which sometimes may lead to suicide due to over thinking. Depression can be cured by offering therapy sessions to the patient, advising them on matters of acceptance and moving on after tragic happenings.
Charlotte, an aged African American woman has been diagnosed with eating disorder. The 61 year old lady has low appetite to food, where she refuses almost every type of food prepared for her. This case was reported by her children, who were struggling in changing meals for her until the case became worse. The patients with this kind of disease think a lot even during meals making them to forget that they were taking food. The condition is also referred to as anorexia bulima or nervosa and can be treated by psychiatrists through several therapies.
Liam, a 13-year old white girl is subjected to paranoia. This condition was diagnosed after her parents realized that she was almost afraid of everything. Her condition grew worse when she could not sleep in her room alone, being afraid of the unknown. The condition, according to clinical doctors is referred to as delusional disorder or schizophrenia. Luckily, it is one of the psychological disorders which has medical cure. Additionally, the patient may opt to get psychological support from a friend, close relative or parents.
Oliver, a 21-year-old Hawaiian male is diagnosed with post traumatic stress. He happened to be the only survivor to fire breakout which happened at their home making him mentally ill and always over thinking. The patient has recently been seen isolating himself to every person around him, takes hours thinking about things which he never discloses to people. He was rushed to a physiological center after his close relatives thought he had gone mad. Doctors advised him to frequently visit the center for advice, and then try to move far from the place that gives him those memories.
Gray, a black American aged 25 is a recent case of some of young individuals going through harsh psychological conditions of disruptions while thinking and excessive hallucinations. The condition which is known as Schizophrenia affects the patients in their ways of thinking, where by the patients sees or hears things that are not basically there. The condition can be reversed through offering therapy to the patient, as well as giving medications.
Mason grey, a white boy aged 10 has recently been diagnosed with several behaviors of manic depression and environmental stress which is brought about by his genetic lineage which had the same conditions of bipolar. He switches his moods abruptly unlike the normal functioning of a human being, a characteristic usually subjected to patient suffering from maniac experience usually popular by the bipolar patients. Treating a genetically developed condition is a little bit hard though these kinds of patients are usually advised to see psychiatrist more often. This condition is connected to the environment, where a change of mood may be triggered by the fact that the patient has shifted to a new surroundings.
Amara, an Asian female is subjected to checkups after she lost her husband. The lady has been traumatized since her partner died, leaving her in deep thoughts shortly after the incidence. The condition, which is usually known as post-traumatic stress has, is popular in affecting people who have undergone a harsh moment or traumatic event. The lady barely talks to people, she is always seen mad, a situation which made her relatives to rush her into a psychological facility for further checkup. The doctors’ diagnosed excess stress offered some medication then advised people around her to accompany her lot to ensure that she feels okay and for her to forget about the thoughts she had earlier.
Sophia, a 20-year old white woman has been diagnosed with dissociation and dissociative disorder where she is seen in deep thoughts. The condition which psychologically affects the brain causes amnesia and certain states where the patient is repellant to thoughts or dissociation for thoughts. The state can be reversed to normal through therapy and regular checkups and advice from close people and friends.
Amelia, a black American aged 25 has been reported to be depressed. She claims to be a slow learner, a condition which does not allow her to be overloaded with school work. However, the instructor at the medical school do the opposite, whereby Amelia and her colleagues are given large sums of assignments to handle. Due to this. She has been subjected to stress, where she can barely concentrate in class. Stress is one of the deadliest psychological disorders which when not taken care of may result in suicide.
Olivia, a 24-year old Asian has been subjected to a condition known as obsessive compulsive disorder. She complained to the doctor that she always has thoughts which barely get out of her mind. Some of the things she always sees in her mind are tragedies which happened earlier which trigger her feelings. The only cure to this condition is through therapy or switching to a cognitive environment/behavior.
Harper is a small white kid aged 4 who is diagnosed with behavior disorder. The girl opposes most of the normal functioning of a human being whereby her parents decided to take her to a psychological after being repeatedly defiant to her normal conduct. This condition is also referred to as oppositional defiant disorder which affects the brain functioning. Therapy education is the cure to this condition where regular sessions with psychiatrist will help.
Brandon, a 34-year old American Indian is a patient diagnosed with psychosis. This is a condition which affects the brain functioning, making him hallucinate, have disorders in mood or get confused in thinking. The state is medically described as Schizophrenia, where it can be controlled using medications and regular visits to a psychiatrist, and getting enough rest during or after tiresome activities requiring vigorous thinking. The condition affects the brain cells in a way that the patient sees or hears things that are not actually there. Brain cells act together with the body parts, meaning that a trigger to the brain will be a direct effect to normal functioning of the body. For this condition to be wiped away, the brain cells must get to work normally.
Ava, a 23-year-old white female has been recently diagnosed of having problems in sleep. The young lady has severally complained to her guardians that she barely gets sleep and when she does, kit only lasts for a few hours then she is up. The condition became worse when she started taking sleeping pills to help her get more sleep. This affects her at school as she always looks tired and sleepy. The condition forces the brain to stop most of its function, hence making her over think or unable to make some solutions or choice right. For her to control this, regular checkups by the psychiatrists are necessary, accompanied with medication to aid her in returning her normal thinking.
The 27-year-old white lady has indulged herself in excessive drinking of alcohol, a condition which has made her mind not to work properly, hence being completely confused and making unreasonable decisions. Alcohol destroys most of the body cells including the brain cells which control most of the activities done by the body. Once the body functioning has been triggered, the patient becomes unable to think properly, hence most of the activities she does are completely out of her mind. Failure to control this, the patient may end up being completely mad. Treatment is done trough rehabilitation services where quitting alcohol is the only option.
Jack, a 35-year-old Asian has been recently subjected to regular check up after members of his family realized that he was going through anxiety disorder. The patient could be overwhelmed just by a small happening, a condition which made people mistake him for madness. Jack had several kinds of phobias, which were generally categorized according to the environment or mood he was in. those phobias affect the brain, making the patient not to think clearly, hence forcing him to act according to the environment or mood he is in. the patients are always anticipated to something, but exaggerated at some point. Cure is only through therapy, where psychiatrists help in getting his brain back to stability through advice.
Mary, a white female aged 35years has been recently rushed to a clinic after she developed weird fear. She claimed that she was not able to live alone, where she was seen running to her neighbors for fear of unknown. She was later taken to a facility which later diagnosed of paranoia. The condition affects the brain cells, makes the patients to see or hear things which are not actually available. To cure her, she had to undergo several therapy sessions with psychiatrists in order for her to feel better. Medications are also included in the recovery sessions to help her brain in concentration.
Oliver, a twenty-year-old boy has been subjected to regular check ups at a rehabilitation center after being mentioned as a drug addict. The young man who has indulged himself into exercise usage of cocaine was rushed to a mental facility after his brain started functioning abnormally. Drugs, especially the narcotics trigger the normal functioning of the brain cells, forcing the mind to act in a way that is not pleasing. Sometimes, the condition may make the patient violent, making him to cause harm to himself or others. Cure is done through medication and rehabilitation.
Cate, a white female aged 30 is subjected to obsessive compulsive disorder. She has a tendency to watch horror movies, whereby the scenes she watches during the night usually reflect to her mind during the day or vise versa. The scary scenes which she sees while watching these movies usually flash through her mind during the day while doing her work forcing her to lose total concentration to whatever she is doing. The condition makes the patients mind to divert to other things, hence causing unnecessary brain destruct ruction.
L.M. is a 17-year-old Caucasian female, she presented to the facility in the company of her mother for a follow-up on the management of her aggressiveness. She was reported with symptoms of aggressiveness and manipulation. The client was then diagnosed with conduct disorder. The mother reported that her daughter has been having these symptoms for the past 6 months. The patient was subjected to non-pharmacological interventions which could help in the management of her symptoms. The client returned to the facility 8 weeks after being subjected to cognitive therapy. Cognitive-behavioral therapy was the preferred intervention for the client. During the visit, she reported that this intervention so far has helped her in the management of her aggressiveness. It was then advisable to introduce family therapy at this point so that the family is involved in her treatment plan.
C.R. is a 36-year-old black-American woman. She was reported to be non-compliant to medication. She also presented suicidal thoughts which led to her involuntary admission at the facility. For this patient, patient education and cognitive behavioral therapy were the required interventions. Patient education was to help in making the patient understand the importance of complying with prescribed medication. The second intervention, cognitive behavioral therapy was to help redirect the suicidal thoughts of the patient to healthier thoughts. 4 weeks after the intervention, the patient is slowly complying with medication and does not present suicidal thoughts. The patient will now be subjected to group therapy of individuals who have had the same issues. This will help her feel better and work towards healthier mental health.
This is a pediatric patient; he is a 7-year-old white boy presented for follow up on his Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He was brought to the facility 6 weeks ago by his parents on their first visit. The patient developed this condition after an accident that occurred when he was 6. He was subjected to cognitive behavioral therapy to improve his thinking pattern. Since the last appointment, the patient seems to have improved and is having a better thinking ability. This implies that the intervention used is effective for the patient’s disorder. The parents have also reported a positive improvement in the behavior of their son and are comfortable with it for the next 4 weeks. This period will ensure the client’s condition is managed and treated.
M.P. is a Puerto Rican female aged 51 years presented for gambling and alcohol management follow up. She was subjected to Naltrexone which was an effective intervention for treating her alcohol dependence. During the visit, the patient reported that she has never used alcohol after the injection she received at the facility. The drug helped her create a disconnection between pleasure and alcohol. This means that she will never drink alcohol her entire life. The management of her drinking disorder will in turn curb her gambling disorder. The patient will not receive another injection or be put under any medication. However, she will be monitored for the next 4 weeks to ensure there is no relapse.
T.J. is a Caucasian female aged 70 years whose chief complaint was forgetfulness. The 70-year-old noticed this issue a year ago when her forgetfulness grew worse. Her condition was terrible but the family reported she could drive herself and manage her finances well. She was subjected to pharmacological interventions that could help with her treatment. The patient was given 500mg calcium daily, 75mg synthroid daily and Tylenol for joint pain. TJ had her last dose today and has come for follow up on her progress. She has reported an improvement on her health especially the joint pains. Forgetfulness is still a little troubling but different interventions will be used to help improve her memory.
MJ is a 70 year old male Caucasian who suffers from dementia. He presented symptoms of memory loss and apraxia. Short-term memory, keeping track of a wallet is among the clinical manifestations as reported by MJ. This mental health disorder is common among the old people. He was subjected to cognition enhancing medications and physical exercises to improve his mental faction, lower blood pressure and balance his mood. The patient has reported an improvement in his mental health and only experiences joint pains which could be a result of old age. The patient will continue with therapy and physical exercise for the next four weeks as he is being monitored.
J.J:24year old Caucasian male who came in for his appointment to review his prognosis on depression management showed a good response to his treatment. He had been admitted to the psychiatric unit and responded well to the treatment. He was reviewed and discharged with oral antidepressants, i.e., Fluoxetine, a week later. He presented with low mood anxiety during his admission, had altered sleeping patterns, constantly felt tired, and had no sex drive and appetite. He also had suicidal attempts. Following his first review today, the suicidal attempt feelings are no more. He reports improved sex drive and sleeps patterns. The feeling of being tired has also been reduced. His appetite has not improved, and Mr. J.J has been referred to a dietician for a diet plan. He is due for the next appointment in two weeks.
C.C: is an 18year old black American female who is due for a psychiatric review to check on improvements in her condition. She had been diagnosed with substance abuse. She has been using marijuana since she was 16 years old of age. During her last appointment, she reported having challenges adhering to the medications and stopping with the substance use. She mentioned that her friends and father contributed to this by asking her to use it with them. She was referred to a counselor and confirmed it has been of great importance to her. She has been encouraged to attend her counseling appointments for better results
K.K: a 30-year-old African American male, had been discharged home from the rehabilitation unit following his addiction to alcohol which interfered with his normal activities. He is due for his follow-up to check how he is coping back at home. He was discharged with Campral and booked for counseling sessions. He was advised to watch his behaviors to include the friends he engages with and his activities. He reports improvement but has temptations of going back to take alcohol. He is encouraged to stick to his management plan by adhering to his medications and attending to his counseling sessions. He is also supposed to return to the clinic if he has any issues.
D.D: is a 20-year-old black American female who reports having lost sleep for over two weeks. She has been dumped by her lover on history taking, which has made her get a lot of stress. Her appetite has also reduced. Her mother reports she has withdrawn herself from friends and family members. A diagnosis of mild depression has been made, and the patient started on Zoloft. She has also been booked for a counseling session, and her mother told her to encourage her to adhere to her medication and delegate some chores at home to engage her mind but not force her. She is due for a follow-up in a week to check progress.
M.C: is a 16-year-old American Indian female whose teacher for a checkup has been brought in. She has increased heart rate, fast breathing, restlessness, her concentration has reduced, and she reports difficulty falling asleep. She reported having dizzy spells and fainted for around 10 minutes two hours ago. On history taking, she is due for her mock exams, which seem to have contributed much to this, and it’s something that happens during exam periods but has never been serious like today. She is due for a psychologist to develop strategies to cope with the anxiety and has also been prescribed buspirone for the next three weeks before her next appointment.
C.N: a 25year old Asian female was discharged two months ago and is due for her follow-up. She was admitted following a tragic accident that made her an attack. She wasn’t hurt physically but saw how the accident tortured her mentally. She has been being managed for post-traumatic stress disorder. Her memory is improved with a reduction in the nightmares. She still experiences anger and irritability for unnecessary things. She also distant herself from relatives and friends by staying alone in her house. She is to be reviewed by her psychiatrist for a medication review and continue with her counseling sessions.
I.A: a 28year old white American female has come for his regular checkup today and has been referred for a psychiatric review. She reports not falling asleep and if she sleeps not more than 2 hours per day. She lost her mother, which seems to be contributing too much to this. She was the only child of a single mother, which left her without anyone to talk to or share her day-to-day experience. Stress built post the burial, and she started withdrawing herself from other people. She reports being irritable and forgetting quickly. She also has frequent headaches. After her psychiatric review, Citalopram was prescribed, and the patient was sent to a counselor to improve her sleep patterns. Her follow-up is in two weeks
E.K: a ten-year-old Asian male was brought in by the father for a follow-up. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) when he was 3year old. The child experienced being unable to sit still, especially in calm or quiet surroundings, being unable to concentrate on tasks that have improved though not completely, excessive physical movement, excessive talking, acting without thinking, which has shown much improvement. He also interrupts conversations. He has been on methylphenidate, and the parent reports much improvement in the child’s concentration. The symptoms have greatly reduced, which has helped in the child’s focus and concentration in his studies. He asked for a psychiatric review to clarify when the disorder is expected to end completely. He is booked for the next appointment in a month.
A.B: is a 26year old Caucasian female is due for her follow-up checkup following her discharge a month ago. She was diagnosed with the obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) when she tried to strangle her partner while sleeping. She was discharged with Clomipramine which she has been adhering well to it. She reports some improvement but still feels angry, making her aggressive and violent when she is interfered with or blocked from doing some things. Her psychiatrist has increased the frequency of her counseling sessions to help sort the cause of the anger and develop a plan that will help her at home. She is also supposed to continue adhering to her drugs and come back in 2 weeks. Behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, and drug adherence is the key to her recovery and reduction of her symptoms.
C.D: a 22-year-old Asian female is in for her appointment post-discharge. She had been admitted to the maternity for her delivery, where she lost her baby due to severe birth asphyxia. She developed postnatal depression, which warrants her admission to the psychiatric department. She was irritable, lost appetite, lost bonding with relatives, and was so angry with herself, thinking she was the cause of the death. Since admission, she has been on counseling sessions up to date, and it seems to be doing pretty good work on her. She has also been on fluoxetine medication .she has been engaging in several activities, and all seem to be working on her. She reports no challenge but reports an improvement. The counseling session improves, and she is also scheduled for a gynecological review to plan for her conception. Her review is in two weeks.
F.G: a 16year old White American male who has come for her medical review. He reports excessive eating in the last two weeks. On checking his baseline measurements, his BMI is overweight. He has been referred to a psychiatrist for further review. On history taking, she had aburn incidence, which greatly affected her face impairing her physical appearance. Stigma from her fellow teens caused her stress which led to eating excessively despite full. She has been directed to the dietician to be canceled on healthy eating habits, regular exercises and educated on the complications of excessive eating. She has also been referred to a plastic surgeon to repair the damage to the skin and improve her physical appearance. Additionally, she is due for a counseling session to relieve her stress. she is due for her follow-up appointment in two weeks
H.J: a 32-year-old black American female, has been diagnosed with panic attack disorder. It was diagnosed following a sexual assault on her way from work. She was found lying down with shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, trembling, and sweating. She was rushed to hospital, and appropriate management was taken. She has been on counseling sessions to reduce the flushes and stress. She has also been on clonazepam medication and cognitive behavior therapy. She reports reduced flushes, but due to the nature of her work, she feels traumatized and gets episodes of attack when she handles clients of sexual assaults. Counseling to be continued and probable change of department o reduce factors contributing to the situation. More importantly, adherence to the drugs and techniques to curb the attack once it happens
K.L: a 22-year-old American Indian female that has come for her follow-up care .she had been admitted with severe depression with suicidal attempts, loss of appetite, loss of sex drive, and taking too much alcohol. She was discharged with antidepressants and scheduled for counseling and psychiatric reviews. She was doing pretty well during her last appointment, but her symptoms seemed to be coming back. she has defaulted her medication and has been skipping her counseling sessions. On history taking, she opens up that she found a sexually transmitted infection that makes her think she has got from her partner. It feels stressed that the partner is cheating on her, leading to the recurrence of the symptoms. The client was encouraged to adhere to her drug, use protections while having sexual intercourse, and attend all her appointments to contribute greatly to her recovery. she should also try to keep away from all stressors
M.N: a 17-year-old black American was discharged a week ago. He had a diagnosis of alcohol intoxication following stress at home. His father has been physically abusing the mother, encouraging him to engage in alcohol to protect the mother. He was in a coma during admission. After some days,he was up with confusion.the confusion had reduced on discharge, and he could not maintain his gait well. He was linked with social groups to help improve his condition, counseling sessions, and two weeks psychiatry review. He shows great improvement as he is well oriented on place, person, and time.his weight has also improved greatly, indicating that he is feeding well and adhering well to the dietician instructions and multivitamin drugs.
O.P: a 16-year-old black American male has come for follow-up care. He had been admitted with substance abuse that made him lose memory, hallucinations, irritability, confusions, delusions, and anxiety. After discharge, there has been improvement though he still experiences auditory hallucinations.she has regularly attended his counseling sessions. Her dietician recommendation and drug adherence are well followed without any gap. The client was encouraged to adhere to the drugs and stick to the appointments.
Q.R: a 15 year old white American female had come to the hospital following an attack. The girl had been on a tall building that triggered her to lose consciousness. On review, the girl has been advised to expose herself to such situations to gain confidence and clear her fears. But she should also be accompanied by an adult to take care of her to prevent injuries. This exposure therapy focuses on changing the client’s response to the object or situation they fear. A regular visit with the psychiatrist helps them identify techniques for handling the phobias.
S.T is a 22-year-old African American male. He comes for his checkup and has been referred to the psychiatric unit. He has not eaten anything for the past one and doesn’t feel hungry. Despite being a student, he is overburdened with family duties, which makes him feel stressed about history taking. He has been prescribed multivitamins to boost his appetite. he has also been linked with the social workers to take care of the responsibilities burdening. Lastly, he has been linked with a counselor to help relieve and prevent more stress. He is due for his next review in two weeks
V.W: a 24-year-old caucasian female had been admitted with postpartum depression.she had developed baby blues. She didn’t want to hear the baby cry, and she had lost appetite. She had detached herself from the family members. Prolonged labor could have been the cause of her condition. She was managed with antidepressants and counseling and worked. Today being her first follow-up, she reports and shows great improvement as good bonding with the baby is seen. The counseling sessions have improved her and the baby.no challenges were mentioned during her review. due for her appointment in a month
Y.Y: a 22-year-old American Indian female referred for a review following her anxiety attack. She is scheduled for surgery in a week, which has affected her well-being. She looks depressed and anxious of the unknown outcome of the condition. The surgeons have been asked to explain the procedure and the outcome to the client to alleviate anxiety and prescribe the diazepam tablets. She has also been engaged with a counselor to express her fears and strategize how to solve them. She will be reviewed in four days which will help in her assessment before the surgery
K.Y: A 28-year-old Asian male has been referred to the psychiatric unit with complaints of hearing voices for the past three weeks. On history taking, he lost his father a month ago, and most of the time, he hears him talking to him. he has been praying to curse such voices with no effect which makes him sad. He times finds himself talking to himself too. Benzodiazepines have been prescribed, and the patient is scheduled for several psychologist sessions. He has been advised to adhere to the drugs for better results. He is due for a follow-up in a week.
M.S: A 20-year-old black American female is a manic client who has been experiencing mania symptoms on and off. She had defaulted medication at a particular, but on counseling, she resumed .she gets easily distracted and irritable. Also feels delusional with so