Explain how you would confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Explain the role of counseling in such a case.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 1:41 am ad1c9bdddf
Let's take a closer look.
1. Explain how you would confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Explain the role of counseling in such a case.
Confirming Alzheimer disease is complicated and has a reported success rate of approximately 90%. The diagnosis process involves a case management approach between physician, neuropsychologist, psychiatrist and physiologist/counselor. Various tests help in the diagnostic process, and the diagnosis of Alzheimer's often includes common types of evaluations, including:
? Medical history: an interview or questionnaire to identify past medical problems, difficulties in daily activities and prescription drug use, among other things. The doctor may wish to speak to a close family member to supplement ...
This solution explains how to confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, and the role of counseling in this process. References are provided.
Highlight the role and importance of assessment and diagnosis.
What is the role and importance of assessment and diagnosis in case conceptualization and treatment planning?
What are some repercussions of a client being misdiagnosed? Use examples to illustrate your points.View Full Posting Details