Client Is Jessica Who Is A 28 Year Old Female Essay

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Client is Jessica who is a 28-year-old female. Client presented feelings of depressed mood, marked diminished interest or pleasure in activities, irritability, and withdrawn behaviors. Client’s friends and family have also reported noticing a difference within the client’s behavior. Client’s husband has noted that she has shown little interest in sex and has difficulties sleeping at night.
It has been reported that for the past few weeks the client has felt “unusually fatigued and found it increasingly difficult to concentrate at work”. Her insomnia causes her to toss and turn for an hour or two after she goes to bed. The client’s husband has also reported overhearing frequent “tearful” phone conversations with a friend.
The client’s co-workers have noticed that she is often irritable and withdrawn, which they explained is quite different from her typical upbeat and friendly disposition. It has also been reported that she has called out sick on several occasions, which is unlike her. On those days she stays in bed all day watching TV or sleeping.
Client has also reported finding herself “increasingly dissatisfied with life” and “wishing she was dead”. Client also feels frustrated with herself because she feels like she has very reason to be happy, she cannot get pass her “sense of doom and gloom”
Based on the client’s presenting issues and observation from family, the client will be diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder. The client fully meets the diagnostic…

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