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CASE STUDY: A 30-year old woman arrives in the emergency department. She is diagnosed with a drug overdose. Assessment data reveal the following information: she has three children (18-months, 4-years old, and 14-years old) She is in the process off her second divorce; she took 25 diazepam (Valium) tablets (2 mg/per tablet), which her doctor had given her for stress; she is unemployed; and she did not finish high school. 


  1. Read the case study above, and answer the following questions:
    1. Which theory or theories should be used to direct her care?
    1. What concepts from other theories could be used to enhance her care?
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