She started to notice Jack’s demanding behavior but thought nothing of it. She did her duty and was thrilled when she birthed five children before she was told she could not have any more due to a health reason (which was really the result of Jack’s harsh treatment). As the years passed, Jack became increasingly abusive, hitting not only her but also their children. When they got older, their kids left. One became a nun; another turned to prostitution; two went to jail; and the last died at age seven when a raged Jack threw her off the roof when he was in an uncontrollable rage.
Prior to being admitted to the hospital, Mrs Smith had been living with her daughter who reported that she has become increasingly confused, forgetful and anxious. She also reported that Mrs Smith has been rapidly losing weight and would often accuse her of trying to poison her. On admission, Mrs Smith’s Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) revealed a score of 20, indicating mild-moderate with severe memory loss (Burns et al 2010). Whilst in the ward, Mrs Smith continues to display signs of confusion, inappropriate vocalization, refusing her medications, food and fluids stating that they are poison giving to her to kill her. A care plan (Appendix A) was devised for this patient.
Her brother was indeed very ill .Due to the fact her brother was very ill, her mother quit her job, and decides to stay home to care for him, and her father was never always home. In fact to all this, Callie has addiction she can't let go. She cuts herself whenever no one is in site. She turns almost everything, she can find into weapons in order to cut herself. Her parents later finds out and send her to a facility for girls, a place called Sea Pines.
Case Study Miss E came to therapy for weight loss wanting to lose 2 ½ stone in all. She is 29 and came out of a failed relationship 6 months ago. She is now ready to look for another partner but is scared as her previous partner of 6 years was very controlling and almost seemed to want her to stay overweight. She had struggled with her weight since she was 12 or 13 and her parents badgered her about being unattractive and eating too much. She has tried many diets but always seems to put the weight back on again after a while.
Kristina's parents had separated when she was quite young and her father moved far away after the divorce. Her mother, because of her hate towards her ex-husband, rarely gives him the chance to see his daughter. However, Kristina goes to visit him for three weeks and soon realizes her and her father barely know each other anymore. This greatly troubles her, and she finds it difficult to be around him. She is also upset with her mother, who is dating a new man and as a result seems to be a completely new person all together.
Mr. Ard wife made several contacts to the nurse and there was no response in a timely manner. A nurse eventually came and instead of checking the patient out thoroughly medication for nausea was given to him. The wife notice that her husband symptoms was getter worse and tried paging the nurse in which did not arrive until an hour and 25 minutes later. The nurse realize that the patient condition was threatening and called for a code of medical attention, however, Mr. Ard did not survive and died shortly afterward. The patient wife filed a malpractice law suit of wrongful death against the hospital facility and was awarded judgment of the negligence by the nurse in which the case was later appealed by the hospital.
After her awakening after the swim, Edna began to neglect her motherly and wifely duties more so than before. Before the awakening, Edna did not attend to her children the way a nurturing mother would. Her husband noticed that she was not as tentative to the children as she should have been, “he reproached his wife with her inattention, her habitual neglect of the children”, (p. 7 paragraph 4). After her husband left for his trip, Edna allowed the children’s grandmother to take them in. She became rebellious towards her husband and she no longer submitted to his commands.
I did begin loosing weight, which generated in me the greatest appeasement, but I would always recoup that weight, and because of that my mother never managed to perceive anything. I was consumed with the visualization of being tiny and being just like other young girls my age. I was in love with the concept of being “perfect.” At this point in my life, I thought my weight was the most insoluble thing I would have to tackle, but little did I know how early I had spoken. In fourth grade, I noticed drastic alterations in my personal life. My father became more and more withdrawn from my mother, sister, brother, and I. I was naïve and ingenuous at the time, and didn’t
Family structure was destroyed because parent had separated and she had a single parenting style from the age of 16. This caused a role strain on her mum financially since she had to provide for her college daughter. This made her mum hypercritical for the things she did. She had friends in college whom she was close to. Her boyfriend who introduced her to drugs such as cocaine caused her to become an addict.
Living in a large family presented Carissa with a few problems. The largest of which being both parents began to change the way they treated their children. At first, Carissa was treated like a normal child, with love and care, but once her mother remarried, Carissa was treated like someone who was just visiting. In fact, Carissa recalls how her stepfather had the policy of once you turned eighteen, you had to move out; whether you were still in school or not (p. 22) Another example of indifference by Carissa’s parents, specifically her mother, is when Carissa’s stepfather threw her out of the house for being for the bus. In doing so, Carissa received lacerations to her hands.