How would you incorporate psychopharmacological treatment when working with a client suffering from anxiety and addiction?

How would you incorporate psychopharmacological treatment when working with a client suffering from anxiety and addiction?

How would you incorporate psychopharmacological treatment when working with a client suffering from anxiety and addiction?

What types of medication would you expect the client to be prescribed?

What medications should not be prescribed?

This discussion question meets the following CACREP Standard: 5.C.2.h. Classifications, indications, and contraindications of commonly prescribed psychopharmacological medications for appropriate medical referral and consultation.

This discussion question meets the following NASAC Standards:

3) Describe the behavioral, psychological, physical health, and social effects of psychoactive drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, on the consumer and significant others.

4) Recognize the potential for substance use disorders to mimic a variety of medical and psychological disorders, and the potential for medical and psychological disorders to co-exist with addiction and substance abuse.

14) Be familiar with medical and pharmaceutical resources in the treatment of addictive disease and other substance-related disorders.

103) Describe warning signs, symptoms, and the course of addictions.

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