PSY 303 Week 5 DQ 1 Brian’s Case
Children have been thought not to suffer from mental and emotional disorders. Studies have indicated that children do suffer from illnesses such as learning and conduct disorders, substance abuse. Conditions such as autism, depression, and suicide are common in our youth population.
Analyze the case study listed below.
Discuss what factors should be considered when diagnosing this case as required by each axis of the DSM-IV-TR. What is your treatment recommendation for the case? What medication is typically used to treat this diagnosis? Brian’s parents would like to use natural remedies first before medication. Provide two recommendations to them that meet these criteria.