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Patient is 71 years old Hispanic male living in the long term care for over 3years. Resident is alert oriented x 3. Patient was admitted with Major depressive disorder and schizophrenia. Patient is on Dupropion 20mg 1 tab PO daily. Patient was seen by psych MD and gave an order to increase Dupropion to 25mg daily. Paitent is stable at this time. He was encourage to report any reaction.
Select a client that you observed or counseled this week. Then, address the following in your Practicum Journal:
- Describe the client (without violating HIPAA regulations) and identify any pertinent history or medical information, including prescribed medications.
- Using the DSM-5, explain and justify your diagnosis for this client.
- Explain whether cognitive behavioral therapy would be effective with this client. Include expected outcomes based on this therapeutic approach. Support your approach with evidence-based literature.
- Explain any legal and/or ethical implications related to counseling this client.