Gender Identity Disorder, Trauma, and Stress-Related Disorders- CL

Gender Identity Disorder, Trauma, and Stress-Related Disorders- CL


Reflect on your experience as a PMHNP discussing sexuality or gender identity when conducting a psychiatric interview with an adolescent. Your initial post should be at least 800 words, formatted, and cited in the current APA style with support from at least 4 academic sources. 

Describe the clinical situation in detail.  (Who was it, when did it happen, what happened, what caused it to happen, where did it happen, how did it happen). What feelings, prejudices, and biases did you experience during your clinical experience?

How did you manage your anxieties, feelings, prejudices, and biases?

What assumptions did you make about people with mental illness? 

What awareness did you develop during your clinical experience?

  • Describe how you changed because of your clinical experience?
  • Describe how this clinical situation will impact your advanced nursing practice
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  • Adelson, S. L. (2012). Practice parameter on gay, lesbian, or bisexual sexual orientation, gender nonconformity, and gender discordance in children and adolescents. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(9), 957–974. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2012.07.004  
  • Gaur, N., Gautam, M., Singh, S., Raju, V. V., & Sarkar, S. (2019). Clinical practice guidelines on assessment and management of substance abuse disorder in children and adolescents. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 61(Suppl 2), 333–349.… 
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Nussbaum, A. M. (2013). The pocket guide to the DSM-5 diagnostic exam. American Psychiatric Pub. ISBN 978-1-58562-466-9