Volume 1, Case #14: The scatter-brained mother whose daughter has ADHD, like mother, like daughter Presentations of ADHD Instructions · Review this week’s Learning Resources

Volume 1, Case #14: The scatter-brained mother whose daughter has ADHD, like mother, like daughter Presentations of ADHD Instructions · Review this week’s Learning Resources and reflect on the insights they provide. · and examine the case study you were assigned( case 2: Volume 1, Case # 14) · Review the patient intake documentation, psychiatric history, patient file, medication history, etc. As you progress through each section, formulate a list of questions that you might ask the patient if he or she were in your office. · Based on the patient’s case history, consider other people in his or her life that you would need to speak to or get feedback from (i.e., family members, teachers, nursing home aides, etc.). · Consider whether any additional physical exams or diagnostic testing may be necessary for the patient. · Develop a differential diagnoses for the patient. Refer to the DSM-5 in this week’s Learning Resources for guidance. · Review the patient’s past and current medications. Refer to Stahl’s and consider medications you might select for this patient. · List three questions you might ask the patient if he or she were in your office. Provide a rationale for why you might ask these questions. · Identify people in the patient’s life you would need to speak to or get feedback from to further assess the patient’s situation. Include specific questions you might ask these people and why. · Explain what physical exams and diagnostic tests would be appropriate for the patient and how the results would be used. · List three differential diagnoses for the patient. Identify the one that you think is most likely and explain why. · List two pharmacologic agents and their dosing that would be appropriate for the patient’s ADHD therapy based on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. From a mechanism of action perspective, provide a rationale for why you might choose one agent over the other. · If your assigned case includes “check points” (i.e., follow-up data at week 4, 8, 12, etc.), indicate any therapeutic changes that you might make based on the data provided. · Explain “lessons learned” from this case study, including how you might apply this case to your own practice when providing care to patients with similar clinical presentations. Required Readings ( Need 3+ references) Stahl, S. M. (2013). (4th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. To access the following chapters, click on the tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate chapter. Be sure to read all sections on the left navigation bar for each chapter. Stahl, S. M., & Mignon, L. (2012). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. To access the following chapter, click on the Illustrated Guides tab and then the ADHD tab. Stahl, S. M. (2014b). (5th ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. To access information on the following medications, click on tab on the Stahl Online website and select the appropriate medication. Optional Resources Hodgkins, P., Shaw, M., McCarthy, S., & Sallee, F. R. (2012). The pharmacology and clinical outcomes of amphetamines to treat ADHD: Does composition matter? CNS Drugs, 26(3), 245–268. doi:10.2165/11599630-000000000-00000

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