Overall Wellness and Mental Health Status Mary seems to suffer from various personality disorders and impairments as a result of her childhood experiences. DSM-5 concludes that a person should be diagnosed to have a personality disorder if their personality and interpersonal functioning are significantly impaired in addition to exhibiting symptoms of a single or several pathological personality traits (Shedler et al. 2010). As mentioned in Part A Erik Erikson and Jean Piaget proposed that individuals go through stages of development whereby poor navigation of the stages leads to various psychological problems. Mary has undoubtedly had poor development through her childhood which might have led her to her current situation. Based on the report Mary has not been able to maintain good personal relationships she has been susceptible to compulsive instant gratification from drugs she cannot trust even her closest peers to open up about her problems and she has Of General Psychiatry 64(10) 1145. dx.doi.org P. Watkinson B. & Gray R. (2003). Differential effects on cognitive functioning in 13- to 16-year-olds prenatally exposed to cigarettes and marihuana. Neurotoxicology And Teratology 25(4) 427-436. dx.doi.org T. (2010). Addiction and Cognition. PubMed Central (PMC). Retrieved 14 January 2018 from www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov L. (2007). The Effects of a Human Developmental Counseling Application Curriculum on Content Integration Application and Cognitive Complexity for Counselor Trainees (Ph.D.). The UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS.Pauly J. & Slotkin T. (2008). Maternal tobacco smoking nicotine replacement and neurobehavioural development. Acta Paediatrica 97(10) 1331-1337. dx.doi.org J. & Rostain A. (2014). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adult ADHD. Routledge.Shedler J. Beck A. Fonagy P. Gabbard G. Gunderson J. & Kernberg O. et al. (2010). Personality Disorders in DSM-5. American Journal Of Psychiatry 167(9) 1026-1028. dx.doi.org S. McNulty K. Baxter B. Miller S. Dine M. & Frese F. (2009). The Recovery Process Utilizing Erikson’s Stages of Human Development. Community Mental Health Journal 45(6) 405-414. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10597-009-9189-4 [...]
Plan A. To create context for your Plan section, summarize your assessment of your client’s case by describing the outcome ofthe application of the developmental theory. B. Describe any specific ethical and cultural considerations you will make when working with this client, based on your assessment of his or her case. C. Based on your description of the client’s current state, in regard to his or her career and work history, describe any specific considerations you will make when working with the client. D. Explain the client in terms of his or her overall wellness and mental health status. Use your assessment to inform your explanation. E. Based on the client’s overall wellness and mental health status, describe what needs to be addressed to get the person to a state of mental wellness.