select a psychotropic medication from the classification of antipsychotics of aripiprazole (Abilify)

Family Therapy Course

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For this assignment, you will select a psychotropic medication from the classification of antipsychotics of aripiprazole (Abilify)

Create a PowerPoint where you will discuss the use of the medication in the management of mental health in relation to your selected diagnosis.

Include the following information:

· Provide the DSM-5 diagnosis and the ICD-10-CM code. For example, Cyclothymic disorder (F34.0).

· List the drug class, generic, trade name, and selective action on neurotransmitters.

· Explore the common side effects and any contraindications.

· Describe the pharmacokinetics of the medication using the acronym ADME to describe the process. ADME stands for:

· Absorption (how the drug gets into the bloodstream)

· Distribution (how the drug reaches the brain)

· Metabolism (how the drug is broken down)

· Excretion (how the drug leaves the body)

· Discuss stigma, dependency, and other relevant considerations for this type of drug and client population.

· Explore how a therapist will communicate with medical professionals for the initial referral and to address side effects.

· Discuss a therapists role in educating clients on the use of this particular medication.

· Include information about complementary, alternative, and holistic treatment medicine. Make note of how these may react with other ongoing medications and symptoms.

Support your presentation with at least three scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.

Length: 10 slides (with a separate reference slide)

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