Case Study – Anxiety Disorder/Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Lauren has been diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder and experiences obsessive thoughts that result in compulsive behaviors. This has a major impact on her life and day to day functioning.
View the videos segments 1, 2, and 3 for Lauren.
Notice how the nurse continues to gather information to assess the extent of Lauren’s illness. The content relates to the objective that you will be able to describe the symptoms of anxiety and OCD.
Create a document which contains this information:
- Describe at least three clinical signs of Anxiety observed in the videos.
- Describe at least three Obsessive-Compulsive behaviors observed in the videos.
- Explain at least three therapeutic communication techniques used by the nurse in the videos.
- Discuss at least two nursing interventions appropriate for Lauren. Support your choices with rationales.
- Support your ideas with at least two credible resources.