The field of psychology deals with many mental disabilities this paper is going to examine the case of susie, who suffers from bipolar disorder it will discuss the biological aspects of the disorder, including any brain abnormalities that have been implicated in the disorder, genetics or familial traits, and the. A case study example on adolescent bipolar disorder caused by head injury, its peculiarities and symptoms. Bipolar disorder case reports, surveys cannabis (smoked) • grinspoon l, bakalar jb the use of cannabis as a mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder: anecdotal evidence and the need for clinical research journal of psychoactive drugs 199830(2):171-7 • el-mallakh rs, brown c the effect of extreme marijuana use on. Bipolar disorder (bpd) is a mood disorder involving periods of either depressed or elevated and expansive moods (american psychology association [apa], 2000) these changes in polarity are generally experienced as episodes of varying severity and duration during these episodes an individual will experience several. Case study: the use of melatonin in a boy with refractory bipolar disorder julia m robertson, md, and peter e tanguay, md abstract the authors describe the clinical course of a 10-year-old boy with bipolar disorder diagnosed at age 5 years lithium, carbamazepine, and valproic acid were ineffective.
Case study clinical example: session with a client with bipolar disorder ( fluctuations in mood) judith johnson i'm starting to notice that people with bipolar disorders have a very hard time expressing how they feel in a jumpy it really annoys me that bipolar disorder is called/classified as an illness. Case study: bipolar disorder 2 case study: bipolar disorder description of the possible biological causes of mental illness genetic etiology it increases the risk of acquiring mental illness, particularly bipolar disorders it is greatly associated with becoming a first degree relative of an individual with bipolar. This case study provides a brief profile of a client referred to as b, followed by an initial diagnosis of b according to the diagnostic and statistical manual (dsm-iv- tr) a discussion of the diagnostic criteria, as applicable to b's profile is provided and the incidence, course, and outcome of the disorder. Ibh warm handoff case study: newly diagnosed bipolar patient courtesy of sierra family medical clinic note: this is a demonstration by the sfmc staff for.
Valproate, an antiepileptic drug, is useful in the management of various nonepileptic disorders it is an effective and generally well-tolerated medication for the treatment of bipolar disorder and has been approved by the food and drug administration for use in manic states studies also suggest that it is effective in other. Sample case studies and diagnoses following are four examples of patient descriptions with a link to the corresponding diagnosis these sample case studies are for illustration only they should not be used to make a diagnosis if the symptoms sound similar to those that you (or a loved one) are.
Case studies:depression & bipolar disorder please note: case studies summarizing patients' responses to care are intended for educational purposes only and do not imply a guarantee of benefit individual results may vary, depending upon several factors including age of the patient, severity of the condition, severity. Case study bipolar - free download as word doc (doc), pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. A case of bipolar disorder subsequent to a mild head injury in a 15-year-old girl is reported review of the literature indicates that this is an extremely rare outcome lack of adequate follow-up studies makes it difficult to accurately predict type and severity of psychiatric outcome assessment and management involves.
Bipolar disorder is different from unipolar depression in that symptoms of mania and hypomania arise that are often associated with varying degrees of agitation, euphoria, impulsivity, irritability, and psychotic ideation the following case study will track the course of bipolar disorder in an eighteen-year old. Bipolar disorder fact · can children have bipolar disorder children experience faster mood swings than adults, often cycling many times within a day bipolar disorder - a case study millions of americans diagnosed with mental illness lead healthy lives because of information discovered through clinical studies history of.