The Use of Stimulants in the Treatment ADHD


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For this Discussion, review the media titled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Counseling Session and the readings in the Learning Resources. Consider the medications a psychiatrist might prescribe to treat ADHD. Anticipate possible side effects and issues related to the use of the medication. Determine which medication would be most effective in treating ADHD. Consider alternatives of stimulants to use to treat ADHD.

Post by Day 3 a brief description of the client’s current presentation. Choose a medication that a psychiatrist might prescribe from the various types used to treat ADHD and detail the major action, intended effects, neurotransmitters implicated in its use, and side effects. Explain how you might address issues related to the use of stimulants. Justify your choice based on the client’s presentation and support your position with scholarly resources. Explain an alternative approach to treating ADHD.

I attached the media titled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Counseling Session in order to complete the assignment

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Tanya’s case presentation
In the presentation, the psychiatrist asks Tanya the things that she would wish to get rid of in her
life. Prior to this, he assures Tanya of her confidentiality and as such, nothing would be
disclosed to her parents without her consent. Tanya responds that she would like to not have
homework in her schedule, to be invincible and her parents not to interrupt her while playing
video and computer games. She seems inattentive as she asks the psychiatry to repeat what he
had just said. She as well seems to be talking excessively. Besides, she rarely sits still and o...

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