A culture-specific syndrome is characterized by: Some culture-specific syndromes involve somatic symptoms pain or disturbed function of a body partwhile others are purely behavioral. Some culture-bound syndromes appear with similar features in several cultures, but with locally specific traits, such as penis panics.
Once you determine which disorder is being described, provide possible causes and a potential treatment for the disorder. Case Study 1 Josephine is a year-old single woman.
She seldom smiles, laughs, or reacts to people and events around her. She remains detached and often goes into a room and plays video games or watches TV by herself, even when the rest of the family is eating. Her family members say that she is rude and do not want her around.
Josephine lives by herself.
She has held several jobs, but lost them because of her inability to interact with others. Her cool demeanor makes her difficult to approach.
Josephine has no significant relationship in her personal life and cannot name any close friends. Case Study 2 When year-old Luis enters a Dsm-iv case studies appendix h, everyone knows it. Shortly after making an entrance, Luis is sure to let everyone know about his successful business ventures, his many ideas for new inventions, and his latest expensive purchase.
At the last office party, Luis sought out the CEO of the company and monopolized her time with accounts of his valuable contributions to the company. Luis has no patience with others and is often described by his coworkers as a man who uses people to get what he wants.
Although he has been an office assistant for 10 years, Luis is always impeccably dressed because he often says that one day he will be the CEO, and he insists on looking the part now. Case Study 3 Two years ago, year-old Anissa survived a horrific car accident in which two passengers of the car she was driving were killed.
Her car was hit broadside by a drunk driver. Anissa was thrown from the car on impact. She was treated for cuts, bruises, and a broken arm, but recovered quickly and appeared otherwise unhurt. Three months after the cast on her arm was removed, Anissa began experiencing numbness in both hands.
Extensive neurological tests eventually ruled out medical reasons for the numbness. Anissa was surprised when her neurologist referred her to a psychiatrist. Case Study 4 Larry and Karen have always wanted a family. After 4 years of marriage, Karen gave birth to Austin, a healthy baby boy.
At 15 months, Austin caught what appeared to be a cold. Over a 2-day period, his cold rapidly worsened, and he was hospitalized with acute respiratory distress. He was placed on a ventilator, but the infection progressed too quickly and Austin died on the second day of hospitalization.
His funeral and burial took place 3 days later. In the span of 1 week, Larry and Karen had changed from being a happy family to burying their only son. She did not know that Austin had died, and she could not remember the events of the previous week.
Case Study 5 Tony was a straight-A student in high school. He entered college on a full scholarship, and moved into the freshman dorm. He did well during his first semester, but his roommate noticed a change in Tony during the second semester of their freshman year.with a Developmental Disability to Plan for the Future by Janine Marie Twist B.A., Simon Fraser University, Case studies of different jurisdictions examine the current supports for child with a developmental disability?
and 2). Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by a diverse collection of symptoms that may develop following exposure to a traumatic life event, including disasters, combat, sexual and physical abuse, rape and other violent crimes (1 American Psychiatric Association (APA) Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV).
PDF | On Feb 1, , Vladimir Maletic and others published DSM-IV-TR Case Studies: A Clinical Guide to Differential Diagnosis. APPENDIX C1 DIVISION CRITERIA FOR PROGRAMS TREATING SUBSTANCE RELATED DISORDERS. (DSM-IV-TR) diagnosis of a substance abuse disorder.
Transitional housing is an alternative living In the case of eligibility, all supporting documentation from Nevada state. Appendix H. Case StudiesMatch the disorders above with the case studies below. Once you determine which disorder is being described, provide possible causes and a potential treatment for the disorder.
In the case of the development of DSM-IV, due to be published in , there have been frequent references to special re-analyses of unpublished data sets .