IHP 325 4-2 Case Study Maria Lopez.docx

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Kajal Patel IHP 325: Dimensions of Mental Health 4-2 Case Study: Maria Lopez Maria Lopez is a 35-year-old, single Hispanic female who lives in a large Mississippi city. Maria has close family in Florida, but she rarely sees them or communicates with them as they are both alcoholics. Maria has been experiencing anxiety, decreases in her daily activities, lack of focus, some loss of friendships, and also, she finds that she often shuts herself out from the world. Maria is also experiencing some sleeping difficulties which she explains is relate to her financial and health situations. Maria also avoid leaving her home and running into someone she may know. Maria has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She does not take any medications for her illness as she has lost her job and health insurance. Maria also has been diagnosed with some physical health issues as well before MDD and PTSD, that include, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Maria finds herself comforting in food which leads to obesity and also possibly type 2 diabetes. The level of
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  • Fall '17
  • Maria Lopez

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