Psychological Disorders, examples and thearpy's Essay

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Milange Borcherdt
5/13/15, p.6
Pysch disorders case studies.
Mood disorder Patient
: Fred Fredrickson
Birth:
07/05/1964
Sex:
Male
Diagnosis:
Mood Disorder­Depression and shows sign of cyclothymia
Symptoms:
Sleeping in excess, loss of interest in hobbies and family, “numbness,” and mild mood swings.
Outcomes/Caused by
: History of alcohol abuse, attempted suicide, bursts of violence, high blood pressure.
Treatment:
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, 30 minute session over a period of 25 days.
Assigned Doctor: Doc. Thorson, Level Hospital; Doc. Rendrand, Level Hospital

Anxiety Disorders Patient
: Linda Burkhart
Birth:
12/09/1989
Sex:
Female
Diagnosis:
Post traumatic stress disorder
Symptoms:
Recurring nightmares and flashbacks of traumatic events, spurts of anger,lack of sleep, and mild depression.
Outcomes/Caused by:
Abused as a child.
Treatment:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Assigned Doctor: Dr. Rossling, Res hospital Somatoform Disorder Patient
: Levland Plenter
Birth:
09/08/1977
Sex:
Female
Diagnosis:
Somatoform Disorder­Body dysmorphic disorder
Symptoms:
Believes that right arm is too “straight” and “skimpy.”
Lead to/Caused by: Repetitively does push­ups in right arm, has purposely broken her right arm as a youth to make it “straighter.”
Treatment:
Acceptance and Commitment theory
Assigned Doctor: Doc. Lepart, Campus Office

Milange Borcherdt
5/13/15, p.6
Pysch disorders case studies. Dissociative Disorder Patient
: John Javar
Sex:
Male
Diagnosis:
Dissociative Disorder
Symptoms:
Confused identity, moments of incoherence, and confusion of location.
Lead to/Caused by: Forgets how they got to a location, identity crisis, no responses.
Treatment:
Olanzapine, Halperidol
Assigned Doctor: Doc. Phrenza, Reland Hospital Personality Disorder Patient
: Ferter Lert
Sex:
Male
Birth:
03/02/1971
Diagnosis:
Personality disorder­ Dependent personality disorder
Symptoms:
Refuses to live independently, insecure about minor choices, no relationship skills, strongly fears rejection.
Treatment:
Dialectal Behaviour Therapy
Assigned doctor: Doc. Ferrin, Reland Hospital; Doc. Schnodor, Reland Hospital Schizophrenic Disorder Patient
: Stell Randrowt
Sex:
Female
Birth:
07/05/1979
Diagnosis:
Schizophrenic Disorder
Symptoms
: Shows symptoms of mild mania; mood swings, compulsive talking, paranoia.
Inappropriate behaviours, hallucinations, often confused.
Lead to/Caused by: Fear of “them,” talks nondescriptly, fails to react to conversation, acts of violence, moments of “euphoria,” and extreme paranoia. Patient has attempted suicide to escape “them,” she often wanders.
Treatments:
Quetiapine, Omega­3 EPA fish capsule; 3,000 mg/day, Assisted animal therapy.
Assigned Doctor: Doc. Retille, Screener Hospital; Doc. Venvea, Screener Hospital; Doc. Phill
Reland Hospital; Doc. Reveral, Levere Hospital

Milange Borcherdt
5/13/15, p.6
Pysch disorders case studies.
Reasoning Behind Treatments: Mood Disorders: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
TMS is a specialized electromagnetic device that is placed on the scalp to send speliazed magnetic field pulses to parts of the brain that help regulate mood. This chemically changes the neurotransmitters that are responsible for mood behaviour. This treatment is fairly safe, and is one of the only electromagnetic treatment that I could find that is approved by the FDA.
The reason why I chose this treatment is because it’s safe (for as much as the scientists know) and doesn’t require sedation or anesthesia for the sessions. Without insurance, TMS can cost up to $14,000, which isn’t that bad. I chose not to prescribe Fred Fredrickson with any drugs. Random background history: Fred Fredrickson was picked on in school for his redundant full name, he prefers dogs over cats, and has a secret fear of pink…