Substance Abuse in Psychiatry Practice

Answer the following questions from your perspective as her psychiatric nurse practitioner.
1. How you would approach this interview and situation with Kylie and her father?
2. Based on the DSM-5, identify a possible diagnosis and a differential diagnosis for Kylie. Provide a rationale for your answer.
3. What level of care would you recommend to Kylie and why?
4. What pharmacological and/or nonpharmacologic interventions would suggest for Kylie and her family?
5. What challenges you would anticipate in working with Kylie and her family?



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