Part I: Client Information
The following case analysis involves a patient in a nursing home who has been suffering from a major depressive disorder for many years. The reasons for such disorder have not yet been established but can be attributed to the lonely life he has led and a tendency of alcoholism. The treatment goal for my client is acceptance of his current situation and how to deal with depression. Read more
Qualitative research is mainly used to perceive activities of people and the reasons that rule such behaviors. This method focuses on decision making while putting emphasis on why, how, what, where and when they occur. It also concentrates on the content analysis and evaluation of text material depending on the expected topic of study. The main way in which results are organized and reported in this method is by the category of data into patterns. Read more
Smoking tobacco is a very dangerous because the results are always devastating. A writer could write an essay on smoking tobacco causes cancer topic because this topic is very wide. A writer may decide to dwell on a topic can discuss the chemical compounds found in tobacco and how such chemicals develop cancerous cells. Read more
The term trauma is used to describe the painful and distressing situations experienced by a person. Most people do not express trauma explicitly. Identifying the traumatized individual, therefore, is a hectic process. This is even more difficult if there is a weak relationship between the traumatized individual and the physician. While in an internship, I had a chance to work with a family whom they had been exposed to traumatic conditions for several years. The family was composed of the grandmother, Sarah, who was aged 49 and mentally retarded, the mother, Jasmin, aged 23 and with low IQ, the father, John, aged 25 and addicted to drugs and to daughter, Kelly and Janie, who were both aged 15months and 2years old consecutively. During my first encounter with the family, I was doing my normal chores of assisting the family in medical applications, job hunting, and financial assistance.