A 28 year old female presents for complaints of fatigue, increased sleeping, and weight gain. She states she has had depression off and on since she was 17.  She denies any other health problems and has never taken any prescription medication, including anything for depression.

What are your differentials? What laboratory tests could you perform? How would be your treatment plan?

Expectations

  • Length: A minimum of 250 words, not including references
  • Citations: At least one high-level scholarly reference in APA from within the last 5 years