Psychiatric unit is a health care facility providing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services to clients with behavioral or emotional illnesses.
PERSONNEL Psychiatrist clinical psychologist psychiatric social worker occupational therapist psychiatric nurses psychiatric aides EQUIPMENT Lithium Analyzer BioFeed-back Instruments E.E.G Machine E.C.G Machine E.C.T Machine preferably with E.E.G monitoring CONVERSATION Patient: Hi. I would like to seek medical help. Doctor: Alright. Tell me what you’re feeling. Patient: Just a week before, I’d been leading a normal life. In fact, life was good: I had a couple of great friends and had recently been married. My husband Evans and I were living in a beautiful rented home, and my career as a writer was flourishing. Evans, a web developer, was also doing well. I was on top of the world until everything changed overnight. Doctor: What happened? Patient: It started with a feeling when I couldn’t get out of bed for work one Monday morning but after a few days of being slumped on the sofa, I began to feel overwhelmed by feelings of worthlessness, failure and guilt. I kept having this image of myself lying in a bathtub with slashed wrists. I would shake uncontrollably, twitch nervously and had ferocious nightmares when I managed to sleep. Work emails went unanswered; calls from family and friends were ignored and if my husband tried to suggest something to make me feel better, he would experience the temper I didn’t even know I had. I couldn’t help myself. Nothing had changed in my life, yet I was hopeless and wanted life to end. I had no idea why this was happening and I was terrified of what I didn’t know. I had suffered from depression for years and at 24 I was put on an antidepressant, Citalopram; with this, my moods -settled with just occasional bouts of feeling low. But this was the worst bout of depression I had ever experienced. Doctor: Are you here all by yourself? Patient: No. I’m with my husband and my close friend Beth. ORTHOPEDIC UNIT
Doctor: Good. I can say you can have care from a home treatment team to help your anxiety. You also can also choose to be admitted in our facility if you’d like. Patient: Care from a home treatment team? Doctor: A team of health care professionals would be on call 24 hours a day, would turn up at -random intervals, offer -counseling and change your medication if they saw fit. Patient: I think I better have the care from a home treatment team than to be admitted. Can I discuss it with my husband first? Doctor: Sure thing. I’d like to talk to him too.
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