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This assignment will assist you, a future counselor, in becoming familiar with the medications that are often used in co-occurring disorders and will help you understand the benefi

 

This assignment will assist you, a future counselor, in becoming familiar with the medications that are often used in co-occurring disorders and will help you understand the benefits and risks that your clients face.

Based on a minimum of three peer reviewed scholarly resources, beyond the course textbook, complete the "Pharmacotherapy and Medication Assisted Therapy" document which includes:

  • Name of Medication
  • Description of Medication
  • Benefits of the Medication
  • Risks of the Medication
  • Application of Medication in Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.

This assignment meets the following NASAC Standard:

4) Recognize the potential for substance use disorders to mimic a variety of medical and psychological disorders, and the potential for medical and psychological disorders to co-exist with addiction and substance abuse.

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PCN-501 Topic 7: Pharmacotherapy and Medication Assisted Therapy

Directions: For each "Purpose of Medication" in the chart, list the name of a medication that is used for the purpose listed. Complete each of the remaining fields for the medication listed. After the chart, respond to the "Application of Medication in Treating Co-Occurring Disorders" prompt. In your responses, include a minimum of three peer reviewed scholarly resources, beyond the course textbook, and listed as references at the end of this document.

Purpose of Medication

Name of Medication

Description of Medication

(25 to 50 words)

Benefits of the Medication

(25 to 50 words)

Risks of the Medication

(25 to 50 words)

Treat alcohol substance use disorders

Opiate disorders

Anxiety or Depression

(choose and highlight one)

Detoxification of substances

Decrease cravings

Application of Medication in Treating Co-Occurring Disorders

Explain the application of medication in treating co-occurring disorders. Choose a medication related to anxiety or related to depression. Focus on substance use and mental health. (75 to 100 words)

References:

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