Charlie Leonard is a 68-year-old widower who has been increasingly withdrawn and lonely. Five months ago, his wife died very suddenly after a cardiac arrest. He was with her when she died. They had been married for 42 years. He is a longtime member of his church, but hehas missed services and Bible study classes for the past five Sundays. He used to love to watch baseball on TV and take walks around the block, but he states he no longer has the interest or the energy to do so anymore. He has had flashbacks of his wife’s dyingmoments and has a difficult time sleeping. His appetite is poor and hehas lost 10 pounds in the past month. Often, Charlie has difficulty sleeping during the night because heoften takes a few naps during the day.He is referred to you, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, by his primary care nurse practitioner.Questions From your perspective as Charlie’s psychiatric nurse practitioner, answer the following questions in a two-to three-page double-spaced paper (not including the reference page) in APA format. Include at least two peer-reviewed, evidence-based references (not including your textbooks).
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