Case and analysis by Sherril Sego, MSN, FNP, Author at Clinical Advisor

Case and analysis by Sherril Sego, MSN, FNP

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Increasing anger and emotional outbursts

The child’s parents were concerned for his safety after therapy for ADHD and depression failed to stabilize his mood. Jimmy, 10 years old, was brought by his mother to the primary-care nurse practitioner’s office for evaluation of worsening anger and mood disorders. According to his mother, Jimmy had been exhibiting increasingly rebellious behavior, defiance, and…

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