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Week (#7): (Assssing and Diognosing Patient with Bipolar and ADHD)Case Study of a Patient from Clinical ExperienceAttention deficit deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and bipolar disorder is the two diognis that are common to many of the patients encountered in the course of the practicum experience. ADHD is a chronic condition with clinical manifestation of attention difficulty, hyperactive and impulsiveness (Sukmajaya e al, 2012). The condition often begins in childhood and can continue to aldulthood. Individuals with ADHD often experience low self-esteem, trouble with relationship and difficulty focusing and completing task. Bipolar is associated with
NRNP/PRAC 6635 Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation Templateepisodes of mood swings which can be low mood or manic episode (Queissner et al, 2021). The assignment will examine assessment and diagnosis of a patient assessed during my clinical rotation presenting with symptoms of ADHD and bipolar disorder. Subjective:CC: “I am having difficulty concentrating, coupled with mood swings several times”HPI: AB is a 39 years old Caucasian male who presents to the clinic to establish behavioral health care. Patient has history of anxiety, depression, hopelessness, irritability, rapid mood shift, problem with concentration, sleep difficulty. He was diagnosed with bipolar by psych associate in 2005. He was admitted to St. Joes around 2005. He had a had time coping, has issues with drug, trying to self-medicate. He has used cocaine 3 months ago. Patient in clinic because he wants to reclaim his life for good. Patient has been on Seroquel, celexa, Xanax and vyvanse. Patient has gone couple of days without sleep and he is worried about it. Patient wants to establish care because his previous psychiatrist sold the practice.Past Psychiatric History: General Statement:Patient has history of of anxiety, depression, feelings of hopelessness, rapid mood swings and problem with concentration. No recent incident of panic attack.Caregivers: Patient has no care giver, able to perform activities of daily living.© 2021 Walden University Page 2 of 9
NRNP/PRAC 6635 Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation TemplateHospitalizations: Patient has no previous psychiatric hospitalization, reports to clinic because the previous provider sold the practice.

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