what is obsessive compulsive disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

In this Assignment, you become the “captain of the ship” as you provide treatment recommendations and identify medical management, community support resources, and follow-up plans for a client with an obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Learning Objectives: Students will:

  • Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Recommend psychotherapy based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Identify medical management needs for clients with obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Identify community support resources for clients with obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Recommend follow-up plans for clients with depression disorders

To prepare for this Assignment:

  • Select an adult or older adult client with an obsessive-compulsive disorder you have seen in your practicum.

ACTUAL ASSIGNMENT

PLEASE Addressed each of the bullets, use the resources or you can use other references within last five years only- from 2015 to 2019. Please do not begin a paragraph with author name(s) (PLEASE USE parenthetical/in-text citations)

In 3–4 pages, write a treatment plan for your client in which you do the following:

  • Describe the HPI and clinical impression for the client.
  • Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments and describe specific and therapeutic endpoints for your psychopharmacologic agent. (This should relate to HPI and clinical impression.)
  • Recommend psychotherapy choices (individual, family, and group) and specific therapeutic endpoints for your choices.
  • Identify medical management needs, including primary care needs, specific to this client.
  • Identify community support resources (housing, socioeconomic needs, etc.) and community agencies that are available to assist the client.
  • Recommend a plan for follow-up intensity and frequency and collaboration with other providers.

References

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

  • Standard 14 “Professional Practice Evaluation” (pages 80-81)

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

  • Chapter 10, “Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders” (pp. 418–436)

Gabbard, G. O. (2014). Gabbard’s treatment of psychiatric disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publications.

  • Chapter 21, “Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

  • “Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders”

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.