Swift River- Mental Health

Swift River- Mental Health

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Section 1

(50 cards)

ADHD

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The inability to sit still, failure to complete tasks, easily distracted, lasting six months, impulsive.

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Somatization DisorderU

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Rosie Morales, an 18-year-old who recently relocated from Puerto Rico with her family, began having symptoms soon after arriving in New York. She has multiple complaints. These complaints range from a stomach ache, headaches, and muscle pains. After her fourth visit to the doctor with no physical findings to justify her symptoms, she is convinced she needs to see another doctor.

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Bulimia

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Jennifer Evans, a 20-year-old student, presents to the ER with suicidal ideations and some confusion. She has an irregular heart rate. Her mother accompanies her and provides a recent history. Jennifer vomits after each meal and has diarrhea. Lab results show low potassium and low sodium. Questioning reveals Jennifer has been laxatives liberally.

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ETOH Dependence.

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Mr. Hanks, visits his wife of nine years, who is in the hospital for back surgery. She is now second day post-op and not doing well. Her temperature is up, her skin is diaphoretic, she is complaining of severe headache, her BP is 165/110. She is having tactile hallucinations and is extremely restless.

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

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Becky Watson, 25 years old, presents to the ER with audio and visual hallucinations. Patient "rides a horse" through the halls, irritable, strikes out at staff at intervals, responding to hallucinations. She speak in garbled sounds. Her affect is flat, her mood is sad, and she shows little or no motivation.

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Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

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Anxiety so intense causes person to fear death, fear more episodes, afraid of crowds or open spaces, lasting at least one month.

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

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Harold Williams, 58, CEO of a local pharmaceutical company, has been married four times and is now divorced and living with his girlfriend. He has six grown children. He is estranged from his children and seems unaffected by their lack of involvement in their lives. He presents with back pain. Upon questioning him about his current back pain, he has prescription bottles from several pharmacies. He claims he has no refills available for pain medication. He appears to be tense and in pain. He also complains about his extended ER wait time before seeing you. He tells you that he heard another patient say that you always make patients wait for treatment.

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Moderate Stress-patient feels overwhelmed and troubled

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Offer a cool beverage Respect need for personal space Actively dialogue with patient to share feelings Create activities for distraction Explore alternatives coping mechanisms Help patient focus on the here and now

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PTSD

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Tom Marshall, a 33 yo combat veteran, recently returned from Afghanistan, is complaining of poor concentration. His history includes an inability to keep a job, and unstable relationships. He has been married twice, and has one child by each wife. He also has legal issues pending involving domestic violence and nonpayment of child support. He shares that she sleeps poorly and often has flashback or nightmares of combat days. He frequently uses alcohol or other substances to relax. He is easily angered and has been in several fights at local clubs and at a past employment positions.

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Major Depressive Disorder

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Lasting at two weeks, feeling sad, empty or tearful (anhedonia), insomnia or hypersomnia, worthlessness, poor concentration, and suicidal ideation.

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PTSD

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Arthur Silverstein, a 68-year-old Vietnam who was imprisoned by Viet Cong and severely abused during the war. He subsequently has been unable to maintain long-term relationships or consistent employment. He is now homeless and experiencing flashbacks and nightmares.

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Dementia

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Roger McClusky, 70yo, arrives at the ER accompanied by his daughter who states her father is irritable, anxious, keeping to himself, and has problems sleeping. She states it is getting worse and is concerned about memory loss in recent events.

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Dissociative Amnesia

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Cannot remember anything concerning recent past experience, and cannot function in daily activities. No previous evidence of dementia.

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Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

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Elliot Simpson, 42 yo, is brought in by ambulance with chest pain, nausea, accelerated heart rate and fears death. EMTs reported difficulty with patient who was resistant to leaving his house. His labs are all negative. Patient states he has been unable to leave house for the past few months.

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PTSD

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Veteran returns from a combat-related tour of duty in Iraq. He cannot remember who he is or anyone in his family. Upon finding him some time later, he does not recognize his family nor is he able to remember anything. After six months, he begins to remember seeing battle buddies mortally wounded during combat.

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Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia

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Ralph Santoro, is a 36-year-old, married father of three children who works from home. He avoids crowds and has a list of friends and family who accommodate his many requests to bring he needs to his home. He has short periods of anxiety and pain that usually peak in 10 minutes or less. He arrives at the ER with both chest pain and numbness and tingling in his hands.

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

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Scott Davis, a 21-year-old, with no prior psychiatric history, is brought to the ER by his family. He is refusing to bathe, thinks food is poisoned, and will only eat wrapped foods. Suddenly, he is talking to imaginary people, and his speech is nonsensical. Panic

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

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Tom Richards, age 25, has a history of adolescent behavior problems, including animal abuse and aggressive behaviors. He is intoxicated and has recently been engaged in physical assaults at a local bar.

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Panic Level- person is physically and emotionally exhausted from stress. The ability to cope and exert self-control is virtually non-existent.

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Assess potential for injury to self/others Conduct debriefing of unit community Call for therapeutic team support Call Physician for onsite assessment Conduct debriefing of staff and patient post-containment.

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Dementia

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Slow onset forgetting most recent events, inability to process new information, easily confused, can be depressed or anxious, lacking familiarity.

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PTSD

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Experienced overwhelming negative event in life characterized by nightmares, flashbacks of the traumatic events, withdrawn in denial or over anxious and panicky. Afraid of crowds, hypervigilant, unable to return to previous functioning levels.

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ADHD

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Charles Stark, 51 years old, appears to never sit or relax. He starts tasks and almost never completes them. He often makes quick decisions that are not always in the best interest. He frequently takes risks that are financially unsound or life threatening. These behaviors have been occurring for several months.

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Bulimia

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Robin West, 19 yo female, reports eating a gallon of ice cream, a bag of potato chips, an a dozen chocolate chip cookies, followed by three slices of pizza- all in the middle of the night. She tells her PCP that she feels guilty because she is making herself vomit, but she still gaining weight. She is starting to take laxatives and depressing is escalating.

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ETOH Dependence

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John Lewis, 35 years of age, presents after being picked up by police for domestic violence. He is admitted to the psychiatric unit and has had an uneventful first day. On the second day, he develops elevated blood pressure, diaphoresis, and fine hand tremors, along with a headache, nausea, and anxiety. Mild/Normal

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Bipolar Maniac

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Sally Stoval, a 25 yo, states she will be an astronaut. She is exhibiting promiscuous behaviors, but is also very religious, evidenced by her constant preaching. Her speech is pressured. She is sleeping poorly, worrying about her large credit card debt.

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Dementia

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Mary English, a 78-year-old widow, is sitting and staring at the wall. She gets up and starts walking to her room and stops because she does not remember which room is hers.

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Bipolar Maniac

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Inflated self esteem, grandiosity, decreased need for sleep, excessive talking, flight of ideas, easily distracted, engaging in risky activities physical or financial.

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Dementia

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Dave Nelson, 64-years-old, arrives in the ER accompanied by his wife who says she cannot manage him at home anymore. During assessment, he is unable to stay seated and is not easily directed. When asked questions directly, he often mumbles words that cannot be understood. His wife states that he has not taken his medication for the past two days.

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Bulimia

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An eating disorder characterized by binge eating and purging or consuming a large amount of food in a short amount of time, followed by an attempt to rid oneself of the food content (purging)

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Dissociative Amnesia

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Betty Parmen, 31 yo, upon awakening in the morning, goes to her son's room and finds it empty. She becomes hysterical. She cannot remember what happened last week. Her husband reports that their 15-month-old son Steven was hospitalized and placed on a ventilator. He died last week and the funeral was three days ago. Betty remembers none of this.

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Dementia

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Bob McKay, 70 years old, arrives at ER accompanied by his daughter who states her father is irrational, irritable, anxious, isolative, and is having sleeping problems. This appears to be getting worse, and the patients daughter is concerned about memory loss, especially in recent events.

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Mild/Normal Stress

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Allowing expression of feelings Employ empathy in communication Demonstrate active listening Help patient identify problems Assist in problem solving Evaluate, explore results, plan

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Catatonia

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Upon making rounds at the end of your shift on a busy M/S unit, Sam Gregory is lying in bed and does not acknowledge your presence when you enter his room. He does not respond to your verbal questioning, has a flat affect, and mumbles back your words to him. Sam was fine earlier in the shift, and this is a sudden change. When his arm is lifted, it remains elevated.

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Major Depressive Disorder

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James Thomas, a 52-year-old divorced male, is sitting alone along the wall in the dayroom reading a book. You notice his is not turning any pages. His mood is sad, isolative, and blunted. He has a history of two suicide attempts. Panic

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Anorexia

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An eating disorder characterized by excessive food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weigh, and a distorted body self-perception. It typically involves excessive weight loss

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Somatization Disorder

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Joseph Dickson, a 33-year-old engineer,presents with complaints of blindness, joint pain, headache, and erectile dysfunction. For the past year, he has been to several doctors and emergency settings seeking an answer. No evidence of organic cause has been discovered. Panic

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Bipolar Maniac

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Harry Rogers, age 60, arrives at the ER brought by police. A neighbor complained that he was playing his television very loudly at night with all the lights on in his condominium. Upon knocking on the door to ask him to be quiet and more respectful of the condominium community, he was not able to have a meaningful conversation with his neighbor. Mr. Rogers told his neighbor that he was getting ready to take a trip to the Far East that morning and seemed to jump from topic to topic. The neighbor, frustrated, left and called the police to intervene. When the police spoke to him, they realized that his man was mentally unstable and brought him to the ER. Severe Explain consequences of behavior

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Paranoid Schizophrenia

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The presence of hallucinations, auditory or visual, or delusions, irrational belief, persecutions, flat affect, no motivation, no speech or minimal, or speaks as word salad.

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Somatization Disorder

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Person complains of physical illnesses six months or longer, usually four systems affected: pain, GI, sexual including erectile dysfunction or irregular menses, and neurological with paralysis or weakness.

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Dissociative Amnesia

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Harry Baker, age 41, recently was in a severe motor vehicle accident with his family in the car. His wife and two of his three children were killed. He now remembers none of the event. He does not know where his wife and children are.

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

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Disrespect for lawful behaviors, repeated lying, interested in only pleasing self first, no guilt or remorse

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ADHD

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Charles Wheeler, 18 years old, paces in the dayroom. During group, patient constantly interrupts, unable to wait for his turn to speak. He blurts out answers, oblivious to others in the group.

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ETOH Dependence

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Absence of alcohol consumption produces physical symptoms ranging from mild discomfort to severe tremors, vital sign changes and even death.

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Catatonia

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Patient observed posturing and staying in the same position for extended periods of time, flat affect, waxy flexibility.

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ADHD

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Danny Wiles, age 23, has not been able to hold down a job. He states that, when he was in high school, he could not complete tasks, resulting in his not graduating. When attending a group activity, patient was unable to remain seated and focused

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ETOH Dependence

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Gina Smith, a 56-year-old successful graphic artist recently lost her job and is depressed and anxious. Her liver enzymes are elevated. She is complaining of episodic gastric pain.

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Anorexia.

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A 26-year-old female, Marcia Johnson, is accompanied by her mother who expresses concern that Marcia is losing weight and eating only very small amounts of food She is 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 98 pounds. She is having heart palpitations. She excels in school and is an accomplished ballerina.

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Severe Stress- somatic complaints, agitations, and anger

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Begin limit setting Make simple and direct statements Describe behavior needed Notify MD and administer medication Remove other patients from day room Explain consequences of behavior

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Major Depressive Disorder

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Mary Rothchild, a 36-yo mother of three children, married 15 years, presents with suicidal thoughts without a plan. Her husband accompanies her and states she sleeps most of the time at home and for the past month avoids conversation with him and the children. She was formerly an excellent housekeeper but now she shows no interest. Upon interviewing her, she appears sad but is alert and oriented, and is cooperative to all requests.

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Bipolar Maniac

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Shirley Stevens, an unmarried 24-year-old, is walking back and forth in the day room. She waves as if she has an audience. She tells you she is practicing her acceptance walk when she crowned Miss America.

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Section 2

(10 cards)

Antisocial Personality Disorder

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James Woodruff, 52 yo with a history of manslaughter, is admitted to the psych unit. When asked about this upon admission, patient quickly blames others for the incident, and shows no remorse. He also has a significant criminal record of assaults and felonies, along with current legal issues. However, he is very ingratiating with staff and other patients.

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Anorexia

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Kathy Mills, a 19 yo female, presents to the Medical Center with severe weight loss. Her father is a four star general. She is attending the Air Force Academy. She states that the family image is very important. She sees herself losing 10 more pounds but her current weight is 92 pounds and she is 5'6 tall.

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Bulimia

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Rick Masterson, 22 yo medical student, who has been weight lifting, running, and strength training. He feels that he is overweight and wants to portray a healthy, fit appearance. A former child model, he has been vomitting and using laxatives along with the exercise to control his weight. Gastric acid is eroding his tooth enamel.

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PTSD

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Janie Robinson, recent Tuscaloosa hurricane survivor who lost her home, presents to the ER complaining of insomnia, night sweats, palpitations, and panic attacks. She has been unable to maintain consistent employment since the event.

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Somatization Disorder

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Martha Simmons, a 76 yo retired school teacher who was recently widowed, present with headache, nausea, general weakness, and chronic constipation. All her lab tests were negative.

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Catatonia

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During hospitalization on a psych unit, Lena Smith, 26 yo of age, is observed in an awkward pose in the dayroom. She has been in the same position for several hours, and is not responding to verbal commands. The patient is not responding to any verbal stimuli and is exhibiting waxy flexibity.

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Paranoid Schizophrenia.

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Edward Martin, age 44, arrives at the ER accompanied by the city police who apprehended hi for a business disturbance where he was harassing patrons at a furniture store. He refuses to use his cell phone because of his fear that the phone is connected and monitored by the CIA. At the furniture store, he was keeping customers away from the television section to keep them from hearing special messages meant only for him.

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Major Depressive Disorder

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Mary Jane, a 21 yo who has cut herself four times in the past three years, sleeps excessively, feels worthless, is unable to complete, dropped out of college and is living with her parents.

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Catatonia

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Liza Moore, 21 yo, is found on rounds standing off in the distance. Upon approach, she is non-responsive to verbal and physical stimuli. She remains in the same position for long periods of time.

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Anorexia

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Jefferson Marshall, an 18 yo male, presents to his pediatrician for a routine physical. The patient is noted to be 5/10 and weights 105 lbs. He is requesting assistance with weight loss. He is also noted to have worn tooth enamel and dental cavities.

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