Discussion 4.1: Treatment Plan for Mood Disorders
- Thea, a 67-year-old woman with cyclothymia.
Create a treatment plan for your assigned person and include at least two peer-review articles.
Address the following:
- What medication(s) would you start them on? Include the name of the drug; starting dose; titration schedule; targeted maintenance dose, route, and frequency; and FDA indicated use, and whether your choice is off label. Why did you choose this medication?
- Initial labs or other tests such as EKG, height/weight, and vital signs.
- What type of psychotherapy or counseling would you recommend for them?