To Prepare for this Assignment: · Review the Learning Resources concerning early-onset schizophrenia. The Assignment (2 pages): · Compare at least two evidence-based treatment plans for adults diagnosed with schizophrenia with evidence-based treatment plans for children and adolescents diagnosed with schizophrenia. · Explain the legal and ethical issues involved with forcing children diagnosed with schizophrenia to take medication for the disorder and how a PMHNP may address those issues. Note: (1)To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus. (2) DO NOT FORGET TO INCLUDE INTRODUCTION,CONCLUSION AND REFERENCES Required Readings Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
- Chapter 31, “Child Psychiatry” (pp. 1268–1283)
- “Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders”