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Kirstin Elliot Noon Case Study

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Ms. Kirstin Elliot-Noon, a 26-year-old heterosexual White female, appears her stated age. She was a little over 5 feet tall, wore a white t-shirt, ripped blue jeans, and white sneakers with her long blonde hair tied back in a ponytail. Her grooming was adequate. She approached the session in a cooperative and calm fashion. She was alert. She responded directly to comments and questions. Her use of language was quite sophisticated. She frequently nodded and kept a receptive body posture throughout the exam. There are no noted abnormal involuntary movements. Her speech was of normal tone, rate, volume, and clarity, and eye contact was good. No unusual gestures or mannerisms were noted. Mood was described as “feeling pretty good”. She reported coming into to make sure she was doing alright.…show more content…
Affect was appropriate. Her behavior was also appropriate. She didn’t express any thought planning or intent towards harming herself or others in any way. She denied having any mental health diagnosis, but some medical conditions. Conversation was optimistic and future oriented. Stream of thought was without disorganization. Ms. Elliot-Noon was well oriented to place, time, and person. Her intellectual ability is probably at least in the above-average range. Her concentration and attention was slightly impaired. She had difficulty with digit span forward. She was unable to correctly repeat digit sequences more than 6 digits long. She completed all other tasks with error and difficulty. Her remote, recent, and immediate memory appeared intact. I was able to establish adequate rapport with her throughout the interview and he was able to follow
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