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Kajal Patel IHP 325: Dimensions of Mental Health 3-2 Case Study: Major Depressive Disorder Jane Doe is a 50-year-old Caucasian female. She is a divorcee and with 3 children. She had been working two jobs to provide for her family after her divorce to provide for her family. Jane Doe works as a part- time medical assistant and also as a home health aide for the elderly patients. She has completed 12 th grade and achieved a high school diploma and also completed a certificate program and earned a medical assistant certificate. Jane Doe comes from a family with low socioeconomic status and poverty. She was diagnosed with Major Depressive disorder about 15 years ago and recently diagnosed with obesity. Obesity is one of the most prevalent comorbid physical illnesses of major depressive disorder (MDD). Jane Doe has been treated with various antidepressants, such as sertraline, fluoxetine, and citalopram. Jane Does describes herself as feeling hopeless, defeated and frustrated. It takes her a while to fall asleep at night and wakes up after 2-3 hours. She then stays
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  • Fall '17
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, Major depressive disorder, Sertraline, Fluoxetine

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