Reason Of Intervention / Treatment Essay
Christopher Kyle is a 38 year old, Caucasian, U.S. Navy veteran who was self referred for a psychological evaluation to determine his current cognitive and emotional status. Christopher has an extensive history serving in the U.S. military. Despite having a good support system, he continues to have issues with reintegration. Christopher reports that his behavior lately is interfering with his life and becoming a burden to his family. The contributing factors include symptoms of acute stress disorder, dysphoria, dissociation and irritability. He also reports that he has had exposure to traumatic events throughout his life. During his time in the military, he has witnessed various casualties in combat. Christopher present well dressed with proper grooming and is oriented x4. Christopher would benefit from an assessment/treatment based off his presenting issues.
- 38-year-old, White male
- Lives in Midlothian, Texas
- Special Forces, U.S. Navy SEALs -sniper
- Date of birth April 8, 1974
- Two children (son and daughter)
- High School education
Developmental milestones were reported as within normal range for language and gross motor development.
Medical and Psychological History
Medical history: Christopher reports that he has high blood pressure --170/110.
Prognosis. Despite his experiences during the military and upbringing, Christopher has a good support system. With the appropriate…