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Student name: ABIGAIL LOKOSSA Case Study, Chapter 6, Biologic Foundations of Psychiatric Nursing A 17-year-old male client is transferred to the behavioral health unit after being medically stabilized after a gunshot wound to the forehead. The medical report states that the Broca area in the brain was severely damaged, as well as the amygdala. The client is exhibiting dysphagia with word-finding difficulties; poor judgment; and an inability to plan activities coupled with severely limited problem-solving skills, aggression, and hypersexuality. His family is concerned about these recent personality changes, stating previously the client had been an honors student involved in his community as a Big Brother and a literacy volunteer. They describe him as having

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