Assignment 1:
Students will:
• Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
• Recommend psychotherapy based on therapeutic endpoints for clients with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
• Identify medical management needs for clients with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
• Identify community support resources for clients with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
• Recommend follow-up plans for clients with schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorders
To prepare for this Assignment:
• Select an adult or older adult client with a schizophrenia spectrum and other psychotic disorder you have seen in your practicum.

Please add the headlines, introduction and conclusion

Write a treatment plan for your client in which you do the following:

1: Describe the HPI and clinical impression for the client.

2: Recommend psychopharmacologic treatments and describe specific and therapeutic endpoints for your psychopharmacologic agent. (This should relate to HPI and clinical impression.)

3: Recommend psychotherapy choices (individual, family, and group) and specific therapeutic endpoints for your choices.
4: Identify medical management needs, including primary care needs, specific to this client.

5: Identify community support resources (housing, socioeconomic needs, etc.) and community agencies that are available to assist the client.

6: Recommend a plan for follow-up intensity and frequency and collaboration with other providers.

Learning Resources 
Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
Required Readings
Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
• Chapter 7, “Schizophrenia Spectrum and other Psychotic Disorders” (pp. 300–346)
Gabbard, G. O. (2014). Gabbard’s treatment of psychiatric disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Publications.
• Chapter 8, “Early-Stage Schizophrenia”
• Chapter 9, “Toward a Dimensional Understanding of Psychosis and Its Treatment”
• Chapter 10, “Psychosocial Treatments for Chronic Psychosis”
• Chapter 11, “Pharmacological Treatment of Psychosis”
Note: You will access this book from the Walden Library databases.
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
• “Schizophrenia Spectrum and other Psychotic Disorders”
Note: You will access this book from the Walden Library databases.

Stahl, S. M. (2014). Prescriber’s Guide: Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Note: All Stahl resources can be accessed through the Walden Library using the link below. This link will take you to a login page for the Walden Library. Once you log in to the library, the Stahl website will appear.

To access information on specific medications, click on The Prescriber’s Guide, 5th Ed. tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate medication.

Psychosis Schizoaffective disorder
alprazolam (adjunct)
amisulpride
aripiprazole
asenapine
blonanserin
carbamazepine (adjunct)
chlorpromazine
clonazepam (adjunct)
clozapine
cyamemazine
flupenthixol
fluphenazine
haloperidol
iloperidone
lamotrigine (adjunct)
lorazepam (adjunct)
loxapine
lurasidone mesoridazine
molindone
olanzapine
paliperidone
perospirone
perphenazine
pimozide
pipothiazine
quetiapine
risperidone
sertindole
sulpiride
thioridazine
thiothixene
trifluoperazine
valproate (divalproex) (adjunct)
ziprasidone
zotepine
zuclopenthixol amisulpride
aripiprazole
asenapine
carbamazepine (adjunct)
chlorpromazine
clozapine
cyamemazine
flupenthixol
haloperidol
iloperidone
lamotrigine (adjunct)
l-methylfolate (adjunct)
loxapine
lurasidone
mesoridazine
molindone
olanzapine
paliperidone perospirone
perphenazine
pipothiazine
quetiapine
risperidone
sertindole
sulpiride
thioridazine
thiothixene
trifluoperazine
valproate (divalproex) (adjunct)
ziprasidone
zotepine
zuclopenthixol
Schizophrenia Cataplexy syndrome Catatonia Extrapyramidal side effects
amisulpride
aripiprazole
asenapine
carbamazepine (adjunct)
chlorpromazine
clozapine
cyamemazine
flupenthixol
haloperidol
iloperidone
lamotrigine (adjunct)
l-methylfolate (adjunct)
loxapine
lurasidone
mesoridazine
molindone
olanzapine
paliperidone
perospirone perphenazine
pipothiazine
quetiapine
risperidone
sertindole
sulpiride
thioridazine
thiothixene
trifluoperazine
valproate (divalproex) (adjunct)
ziprasidone
zotepine
zuclopenthixol
Seasonal affective disorder
bupropion
Sedation-induction
hydroxyzine
midazolam clomipramine
imipramine
sodium oxybate alprazolam
chlordiazepoxide
clonazepam
clorazepate
diazepam
estazolam
flunitrazepam
flurazepam
loflazepate
lorazepam
midazolam
oxazepam
quazepam
temazepam
triazolam benztropine
diphenhydramine
trihexyphenidyl
Ferreira, C. D., de Souza, M. G. D., Fernández-Calvo, B., Machado-de-Sousa, J. P., Cecilio Hallak, J. E., & Torro-Alves, N. (2016). Neurocognitive functions in schizophrenia: A systematic review of the effects of typical and atypical antipsychotic drugs. Psychology & Neuroscience, 9(1), 12–31. doi:10.1037/pne0000045

Note: You will access this article through the Walden Library databases.
Granholm, E., Holden, J., Link, P. C., & McQuaid, J. R. (2014). Randomized clinical trial of cognitive behavioral social skills training for schizophrenia: Improvement in functioning and experiential negative symptoms. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(6), 1173–1185. doi:10.1037/a0037098

Note: You will access this article through the Walden Library databases.
Required Media

Murphy, L. (2011, July 21). Types of schizophrenia – A day in the life (scary) [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWYwckFrksg

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