Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
1- What are the DSM- 5 parameters or considerations for diagnosing Intellectual disability, severe, w/ behavioral disturbance F72 and Schizoaffective disorder F25?
2- Describe the neurobiological of Intellectual disability, severe, w/ behavioral disturbance F72. and Schizoaffective disorder F25. (This includes neurotransmitters that cause the problems, neuroanatomical changes in the brain related to the cause of the disease).
3- What laboratories do you need to monitor in this patient? Depakote levels* Depakote can cause toxicity. Thyroid functions…
4- These are the Current medication for the patient:
Cogentin 1 mg PO BID for EPS px and drooling.
Robinul 0.1 mg PO Q 12 hrs PRN for excessive drooling.
Haldol 10 mg Q12 hrs, PO, for psychosis.
Depakote 750 mg Q 12 hrs PO for mood stabilization.
Gabapentin 600 mg TID PO for mood stabilization and anxiety.
Do a very short overview on each medication classification, use, side effects to monitor, expected benefits for this specific patient, and contraindications?
5- Describe the benefit of behavior therapy in treating this patient with intellectual disability, severe, w/