Her uncle suffered from major depression and committed suicide three years ago at the age of 39 by hanging himself (Refer to Appendix A: Genogram and Appendix B: Ecomap).
(2) Strengths, Deficits, Risks, and Resources
Patient states that even though she is having trouble concentrating at school and sometimes skips class, it is the only thing keeping her out of bed. She sees this as something positive because it helps her distract herself from her thoughts and depression. The patient has passed all her classes since her diagnosis of major depression and PTSD.
Also, Ms. C does not consume any drugs, cigarettes, or alcohol and she is compliant with her treatment plan, which includes medication and therapy. She comes to her appointments on time and verbalizes her feelings.
• Patient views her lack of support system as her biggest