Neuroscience

Review the case study in the video: Psychiatric Interventions for Teaching: Depression (https://youtu.be/4YhpWZCdiZc)

Based on the case study, answer the following questions.

-Identify the target symptoms/problems.
-What additional subjective and objective information would you gather?
-Which psychiatric symptoms are a treatment priority for this case?

Medication Choice:

-List one medication that would be appropriate for this case. Include the name and starting dose.
-What is your rationale for choosing this medication? What is the mechanism of action for your medication choice?
-What laboratory testing/monitoring is needed for safely prescribing this medication?
-Are there any contraindications or safety issues associated with this medication?

Safety Risk Assessment:

-What are the safety concerns, if any, associated with this case? How will you address safety?
-When would you follow up with this patient?