Assessing and Diagnosing Patient With Mood Disorder
CASE SCENARIO/ BACKGROUND:
Name Mrs. Abrianne Tilman, Gender: Female, Age: 27 years old. T-98’6, P-88, R 18, B/P: 154/92, Ht 5′ 1, Wt: 230lbs,
Background: Recently had her first child two months ago. Currently married, stay-at-home mother after working in community library for 5 years. Grew up with her mother after her parents divorced when she was 16; has two sisters in Troy Alabama. Completed education through bachelor’s level, majoring in English literature. No previous suicidal ideation/gestures. The Brother committed suicide via GSW ( Gun shoot wound). She denied drugs/alcohol; her brother was addicted to methamphetamines. History of HTN- prescribed Trandate 100mg twice daily, admits to missing doses due to forgetting. No legal history.Allergies: PCN symptom. She is having a problem sleeping well as she used to since the delivery of her first child two months ago. She presents to the clinic for evaluation and treatment for depression.
Consider what history would be necessary to collect from this patient,
Identify at least three POSSIBLE differential diagnoses for this patient.
Complete and submit your comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation, including your differential diagnosis and critical- thinking process to formulate a primary diagnosis.