Oppositional – Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder.

Oppositional – Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder.

Oppositional – Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder.

Collaboration is essential to accurate diagnosis of the conditions under consideration in this week. For this week’s Discussion, you practice collaboration by working in a group on developing a “Parent Guide,” which will serve as a teaching tool for parents with children who have been diagnosed with a specific mental health disorder.

It is recommended that you make your project as attractive as possible and consider using the finished product as teaching tools for families that you will work with in your own practices.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

· Analyze signs and symptoms of neurodevelopmental disorders

· Analyze the pathophysiology of neurodevelopmental disorders

· Analyze diagnosis and treatment methods for neurodevelopmental disorders

· Evaluate Parent Guides

To Prepare for this Discussion:

Review the resources concerning your assigned disorder. Oppositional – (Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder.)

·  Discussions instructions below.

Using evidence-based research, design and develop a Parent Guide for your assigned disorder including:

· Signs and symptoms

· Pathophysiology

· How the disorder is diagnosed?

· Treatment options

Provide a minimum of three academic references.

 

Required Readings

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Standard 5E “Pharmacological, Biological and Integrative Therapies” (page 59)

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

“Neurodevelopmental Disorders”“Intellectual Disabilities”
“Communication Disorders”
“Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders”

Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
Chapter 3, “Contributions of the Sociocultural Sciences” (pp. 131–150)
Chapter 31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1152–1181, 1244–1253)

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Note: All Stahl resources can be accessed through the Walden Library using the link. This link will take you to a login page for the Walden Library. Once you log in to the library, the Stahl website will appear.

To access information on the following medications, click on The Prescriber’s Guide, 5th Ed. tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate medication.

 
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