Review of a Clinical Case Study Case Study by Master Researcher

Review of a Clinical Case Study
Problem identification and clarification in a clinical case study.
# 87682 | 675 words | 1 source | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Psychology (Theory) , Psychology (Case Studies) , Psychology (General)

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This paper provides a response to a case study of a patient with acute antisocial personality disorder. The paper lists the symptoms, clinical diagnosis, and probable treatment options. The client is a male in his 40s who was found guilty of sexual molestation of his daughter and son, who grew up in a household where his father abused his granddaughter. The paper first analyzes the issue and the examines how the study of psychodynamics can affect this case.

From the Paper:

"The current etiology presented by the patient, Ron, evoke associative and mood disorders: the presence of second-generation associative (e.g.: Ken) and mood (e.g.: Amy) disorders is of interest. Past case history also suggests that the patient has acted on impulse and has problems comprehending and responding to standards of appropriate social conduct (e.g.: willingness to participate in sexual molestation, theft). He has a history of rapid mood swings, particularly in times when "intense feelings" are present. Relationships with close family and his wife, Susan, tend to be framed in terms of usefulness rather than in terms of the importance of emotional connectivity. Part B. Problem Clarification The study of psychodynamics can be applied to the etiology presented by the patient. Using psychodynamics, the study of how the mind and the personality interacts can be studied and the motivations.."

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