Patient Case Study: Depression and Anxiety.
Case Study of Panic Disorder: Julie (Barlow, 2008) Julie is a 33 year old mother of two and has been married for 8 years. She began suffering panic attacks and anxiety three years ago. Her first experience of a panic attack was whilst driving alone on the freeway on the way to see her dying grandmother.
ACCREDITATION MODULE 2: ANXIETY CASE STUDY Anxiety Case Study This module is focused on examining CBT for anxiety problems. This will introduce disorder-specific cognitive behavioural models that have emerged to treat anxiety, each with their own theory and evidence base. Application of change methods tailored to models of individual disorders.
In this case study of Anxiety Neurosis, the patient was relieved of her major symptoms. Therefore, the diagnosis and treatment are labeled as correct. However, some questions are raised by clinical aspects of this case. The 2 Doctors supervising this patient arrived at differing diagnosis, one choosing to emphasis the Liver Qi tendencies (wiry pulse and nervousness) the other the Blood.
Imaging studies that have pooled or compared findings across different anxiety disorders may also shed light on the underlying neuroanatomy of anxiety symptoms that are not disorder specific. An analysis of pooled PET symptom provocation data from patients with OCD, PTSD, and specific fobia, for example, reported activation of paralimbic structures (right posterior medial orbitofrontal cortex.
This case study presented the main tools treating anxiety disorders and provided specific conceptual frameworks of cognitive therapy that were used effectively in therapy of this patient and affected her whole life so that she could lead a well adjusted life. Last, but not least in a follow-up session she mentioned that she has worked in a company in Great Britain for the last ten years after.
Most traumatized individuals fulfill the criteria for a number of coexisting diagnoses that usually include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance abuse and dependence disorders, eating disorders and physical ailments that are seemingly inexplicable (Ogden et al., 2006; Herman, 1992; Foa and Rothbaum, 1998). In a large-scale study, 88% of men and 79% of women with PTSD met criteria for.
This case study represents a snapshot of the client’s progress in treatment. The exercise in this article could be used as written or as a guide for new and original tasks developed by the Art Therapist. Responsibility for treatment resides with the individual therapist who understands their clients specific needs. The art therapy exercise should not be viewed as a pre-defined directive on.