Her parents started to openly fight about their children’s behavior and blamed each other that the kids where misbehaving. Following that last incident with Ashley, she started to eat less and for two days straight she would not talk or eat. Because of this her parents decided to take her to the hospital, Georgia Regional to seek help. The doctor that she saw at the hospital prescribed her medication for depression, and recommended that she obtain a psychiatric assessment and begins
This book is about a young woman suffering and trying to overcome her borderline personality disorder. It is here to declare that raging mental illness CAN be cured. A twenty-nine-year-old woman by the name of Rachel Reiland is an accountant, wife, and mother of two young children, Jeffrey and Melissa. In her early childhood Rachel grew up with a very strict and rude father, a dependent, weak mother, and a caring sister. Her parents never realized that after every meal Rachel would secretly go to the bathroom upstairs and throw up everything she had eaten.
Summary of the book This book follows the neglect and abuse of Katie and is told in story format for parts of the book. Hughes gives a commentary at the end of each chapter on his thoughts of the issues of how each stage of abuse affects not only Katie’s development but also how it was affecting her mother Sally as well. After Katie is placed into foster care the story details the two different sides that Katie shows her foster parents. She goes from being a happy child when things go her way into an aggressive and mean child who wants to get even by destroying other peoples possessions. Katie’s caseworker struggles to find a foster home for her and to find the right therapist to help her with her lack of attachment to anyone.
Morgan Le Fay Instr. Zimmerman SWK 594 27 November, 2012 Mommie Dearest: A Diagnostic Hypothesis of the Mental Status of Joan Crawford Mommie Dearest was written by Christina Crawford as a biographic testimony of the abuse she endured throughout her childhood and early adulthood years from her adoptive mother and late actress Lucille LeSueur, otherwise known as Joan Crawford. Christina’s depictions of her mother imply Joan suffered from many psychosocial factors that were significantly distressing to her and impaired her ability form meaningful functional relationships with others. Before proceeding further, however, it is worth noting that the author does not mention any formal medical or psychiatric diagnoses in her book which indicate Joan
Wendy Maldonado went through horrific things while being married to Aaron Maldonado for almost 20 years. Wendy and Aaron Maldonado were teenagers when they married, and Wendy soon became pregnant with their first son Randy. According to Wendy’s testimony…””When Randy was about a year old, Aaron revealed to her that he had fantasies about holding and entire family captive, raping and torturing the parents and children until they died…”” (Wendy Maldonado’s Testimony). Wendy was a victim of Social Indifference having no normal interactions with neighbors or old friends. Aaron wouldn’t allow the kids to go to school so he never enrolled them in school, because he didn’t want people to ask questions about what goes on in the house.
Parris' daughter Elizabeth blamed their servant from Barbados for being a witch and controlling her. Parris' niece Abigail Williams blamed Sarah Good, a homeless beggar there in Salem. Finally, Ann Putnam blamed her neighbor Sarah Osbourne or Sarah Alexander at the time. The three woman: Tituba, Good, and Osbourne were taken into custody and were interrogated by police. Good denied any relations or activity with the Devil and died in prison after three days of rough conditions.
After all of that personal trauma Malcolm’s mother suffered a nervous breakdown, and was committed to an institution; which forced her children into foster care. While attending middle school, Malcolm had dreams of becoming a lawyer, but his teacher told him there was no such thing as a black
“Society Makes Us Human” Lindsey Brown SOC 210 March 23, 2013 Case #1: The “Genie” Case The Situation In November of 1970, a young thirteen year old girl was discovered by a social worker in Los Angeles, California after her mother actually called and requested services. After some investigation it was uncovered that her parents and her brother had ignored the young girl (dubbed “Genie” to protect her identity) for most her life. Her father beat her when she made a noise, and only acknowledged her to bark or growl at her. “Genie” spent most of her life strapped to a potty-chair, barely able to move her feet and hands. Length of Confinement “Genie” spent all thirteen years of her life being physically, verbally, and mentally abused.
She was first admitted to the hospital after she slit her wrists with a knife; this is the time she had become despondent, irritable, and out of control at home. The night before our interview, she had slammed her hand against the wall in an outburst of anger and frustration stating “I can’t stand it anymore” (Oster and Montgomery 41). Depression is defined as mood changes and other behaviors that are categorized from a small-scale sadness to extreme feelings of sorrow and thoughts to commit suicide (Oster and Sarah 43). In teenagers it occurs frequently and around a period in their lives when their identity begins to change. This tends to occur at a time when both males and females are trying to be unique from their parents, have gender and sexuality issues, and are making decisions for their well being.
She lived in a home where her father was an alcoholic and very abusive and her mother was never able to be home due to having to work three jobs to keep her family with food on the table. One day the young lady went to school with a black eye and a few bruises that were visible around her neck and arms. The young man saw these bruises and became very concerned. He decided that he wouldn’t ask her exactly what was happening. He decided that he would just become friends with this young lady and show her that she had a friend in him.