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Resources. As you examine the patient case studies in ts module’s Resources, consider how you might assess and treat patients presenting symptoms of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders Interactive media piece: Alzheimer’s Disease Mr. Akkad is a 76 year old Iranian male who is brought to your office by s eldest son for “strange behavior.” Mr. Akkad was seen

For your Assignment, your Instructor will assign you one of the decision tree interactive media pieces provided in the Resources. As you examine the patient case studies in ts module’s Resources, consider how you might assess and treat patients presenting symptoms of neurological and musculoskeletal disorders Interactive media piece:  Alzheimer’s Disease Mr. Akkad is a 76 year old Iranian male who is brought to your office by s eldest son for “strange behavior.” Mr. Akkad was seen by s family physician who ruled out any organic basis for Mr. Akkad’s behavior. All laboratory and diagnostic imaging tests (including CT-scan of the head) were normal. According to s son, he has been demonstrating some strange thoughts and behaviors for the past two years, but tngs seem to be getting worse. Per the client’s son, the family noticed that Mr. Akkad’s personality began to change a few years ago. He began to lose interest in religious activities with the family and became more “critical” of everyone. They also noticed that tngs he used to take seriously had become a source of “amusement” and “ridicule.” Over the course of the past two years, the family has noticed that Mr. Akkad has been forgetting tngs. s son also reports that sometimes he has difficult “finding the right words” in a conversation and then will sft to an entirely different line of conversation. During the clinical interview, Mr. Akkad is pleasant, cooperative and seems to enjoy speaking with you. You notice some confabulation during various aspects of memory testing, so you perform a Mini-Mental State Exam. Mr. Akkad scores 18 out of 30 with primary deficits in orientation, registration, attention & calculation, and recall. The score suggests moderate dementia. Mr. Akkad is 76 year old Iranian male who is cooperative with today’s clinical interview. s eye contact is poor. Speech is clear, coherent, but tangential at times. He makes no unusual motor movements and demonstrates no tic. Self-reported mood is euthymic. Affect however is restricted. He denies visual or auditory hallucinations. No delusional or paranoid thought processes noted. He is alert and oriented to person, partially oriented to place, but is disoriented to time and event [he reports that he thought he was coming to lunch but “wound up here”- referring to your office, at wch point he begins to laugh]. Insight and judgment are impaired. Impulse control is also impaired as evidenced by Mr. Akkad’s standing up during the clinical interview and walking towards the door. When you asked where he was going, he stated that he did not know. Mr. Akkad denies suicidal or homicidal ideation. § Folstein, M. F., Folstein, S. E., & McHugh, P. R. (2002). Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE). Lutz, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources. Assignment: Write a 1- to 2-page summary paper that addresses the following:

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