For the past 2 months, Horace sleeps a lot, has great difficulty getting out of bed in the morning, and generally does not want to participate in anything. He has stopped seeing friends whom he used to see often and declines all invitations to do things socially. He looks sad all the time and does not seem to take pleasure in everyday activities.
Why is your client coming for treatment? What are his or her current symptoms? Does he or she have a history with this problem? If so, please describe it. How could the issue affect his or her daily life functions? What is your client's specific diagnosis? What is the general class(es) of disorders to which this disorder belongs? What are your recommendations? What specific treatment plan will you prescribe for this patient? You should us your textbook as a reference to substantiate your plan. How could you get his or her family involved?