What CAM therapy might be harmful for an individual with depression being treated with antidepressants? Why?
Case Study, Mohr
CHAPTER 17, Integrative Therapies
In completing the case study, students will be addressing the following learning objective:
Construct a list of complementary and alternative therapies used to treat specific psychiatric–mental health conditions.
- Marjorie Alin has been diagnosed with major depression and has recently been placed on antidepressants. Marjorie uses herbal medication and has always been interested in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). She asks the nurse practitioner what CAM therapies might be effective for depression.
(Learning Objective: 4)
a. Develop an educational handout for Ms. Alin listing the CAM therapies that might be helpful with the treatment of depression and providing a description of how the therapy might be beneficial.
b. What CAM therapy might be harmful for an individual with depression being treated with antidepressants? Why?
After reading this week’s assigned chapters, think about your nursing philosophy. In your own words, discuss your philosophy of nursing. Reflect on the definition of the four concepts of the nursing meta-paradigm. Write your own definition for each concept of the meta-paradigm of nursing. Which concept would you add to the meta-paradigm of nursing and why? Which concept would you eliminate and why?
Your paper should be 1–2 pages in length, in APA format, typed in Times New Roman with 12-point font, and double-spaced with 1″ margins. Cite at least one outside source using APA format.
Recommended: Before you begin, review chapters 13 and 14 in A Pocket Style Manual (APA)
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For instance, if you were using your text as a resource, it would be listed like this on your reference list:
McEwen, M., & Wills, E. M. (2014). Theoretical basis for nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.