Paul - 35 year old man

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Paul - 35 year old man
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2014-03-03 15:58:17
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Paul is part of an angry management group being run in a community center. Came at the insistence of his wife and odes not understand what the issue is. Gets angry when his wife does not give him the acknowledgement he thinks he deserves.
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  1. What is the most reasonable provisional diagnosis?

    A. 300.4 Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia)
    B. 301.81 Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    C. 296.xx Bipolar Disorder
    D. 301.7 Antisocial Personality Disorder
    B. 301.81 Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Is this an appropriate use of community resources?

    a. Yes
    b. No
    b. No
  3. What risk factors can be identified?

    a. Financial risk
    b. Marriage breakdown
    c. Social isolation
    d. All of the above
    d. All of the above
  4. Paul admits hitting his children in the face and locking them in their rooms when he gets angry.

    What is the appropriate course of action for you as the facilitator?

    a. Encourage Paul to keep coming to the group so he can learn to control his anger better.
    b. Advise Paul that he is not permitted to
    return to the group until he can control his comments
    c. Encourage Paul to be nicer to his fellow
    group members so he can learn how to have healthy relationships.
    d. Inform Paul that you are obligated by
    law to report to the authorities when child abuse is suspected and then file a report with the police.
    d. Inform Paul that you are obligated bylaw to report to the authorities when child abuse is suspected and then file a report with the police.
  5. What has the most likely success in treating Paul’s symptoms?

    a. Activity groups to provide the opportunity for Paul to decrease social isolation.
    b. Psycho-education groups to help Paul improve his ability to communicate with others.
    c. Psycho-therapy groups to provide an
    opportunity for Paul to explore unresolved issues that are contributing to his unhealthy behaviors and attitudes.
    d. No intervention is likely to be effective until Paul demonstrates some insight and motivation to change.
    d. No intervention is likely to be effective until Paul demonstrates some insight and motivation to change. (or C?)

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