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have a significant impact on the individual’s treatment and prognosis (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). It can also be used to track changes in the individual’s symptoms presentation over time. Being that Tyrell is 30 years old, the adult version would be best appropriate for use. The adult version contains 23 questions, assessing 13 psychiatric domains. This assessment measure is particularly helpful in Tyrell’s case because the Level 1 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measure assesses the domains of suicidal ideation, depression, anger, and substance use (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In addition, this measure has been found to be clinically useful. The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 is an adult self-administered assessment, which consists of 36-items that assess disability across 6 domains, in adults 18 or older (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The domains include cognition, mobility, self-care, getting along, life activities, and participation. This assessment would be beneficial in that it can provide a clinician with a bigger picture of what could be going on with Tyrell. Furthermore, the WHODAS 2.0 can be used to track an individual’s level of disability over time (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).
ASSESSMENT OF ADDICTION 12Description of Client Strengths and ChallengesTyrell has proven that he is strong-willed and determined. His determination and efforts have led him to a successful career at a prestigious law firm. Having a successful career can result in financial stability and a comfortable lifestyle. Tyrell also has a supportive partner who isconcerned about Tyrell, yet willing to help Tyrell. Tyrell’s brother has also shown his support in wanting Tyrell to be at his best.Having such a support system behind him would allow Tyrell some comfort going through the process of treatment and could provide encouragement of actually getting help. He wouldn’t be alone, and his family and partner would be there for him. Additionally, members in his support system can also be a part of the treatment process, learning ways to continue supporting Tyrell during his difficult time. Being that Tyrell has worked so hard for his career, it may provide motivation for change. At this point, Tyrell’s career just may be in jeopardy if he doesn’t get the help he needs.Tyrell’s explosive and grandiose behavior may cause a challenge for treatment, as Tyrell may not believe that there is anything wrong with his actions. This within itself can cause difficulties with convincing Tyrell that there is room for him to be helped. Not only is methamphetamine an extraordinarily dangerous drug, but it comes with long-term negative effects. These effects include psychotic behavior, hallucinations, respiratory problems, cardiovascular problems, and extreme weight loss/anorexia (Lewis, 2014). Other effects from meth that seem to align with Tyrell’s most recent behavior, is associated with depression, anxiety,aggression and fatigue (Lewis, 2014). The greatest potential risk factor from using meth consist of Tyrell developing cardiovascular problems. If Tyrell is indeed abusing meth, the effects are

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