D) Nancy has a negative Babinski's reflex bilaterally. Due to her deteriorating condition, Nancy is immediately referred to the neurologist. The ED nurse realizes that Nancy has probably suffered a left-sided brain attack. 3. Which clinical manifestation further supports this assessment?
“… Who was it that wrote to the chemist saying his wife was a prostitute? And who was it that gave the lollipop man a nervous breakdown?” We also learn that the ‘kiddy’ has died of Leukemia and that the ‘couple opposite’ were actually going to visit him in the hospital every night. She then is given a suspended sentence and has to get regular visits from social workers, both of whom Miss Ruddock doesn’t like. You would think Miss Ruddock would redeem herself, instead Miss Ruddock continues to write letters this time to report the policeman whom she thinks is having an affair with the woman in ‘no. 56’.
Samuels v. Southern Baptist Hospital Doris Harsh Rasmussen College Authors note This research is being submitted on January 10th for Felicia Stokes, Medical Law and Ethics. On July 4th 1988 a young women named Rachelle Harris age 16 was admitted into the psychiatric unit at Baptist hospital after trying to commit suicide. After midnight on the twelve day after being admitted, Rachelle Harris was raped by a nursing assistant named Raymond Steward. She had testified that he was touching her inappropriately as she was waking up and told him she was a virgin. She tried to run away from him into the bathroom but was unable to lock the door because the psychiatric ward, for the patients’ safety, does not have locks.
This is manifested during the transition episodes in which Eve Black emerges and Mrs. White reported no knowledge of her words and actions as Eve Black. She reported hearing voices which sounded like her own and felt impulses that she has no control over. She experiences disorientation (disturbance of orientation in time, place or person) that confused and disturbed her greatly. Intermittent headaches and blackouts worsened and even led to an unfounded aggression (motor counterpart of anger), harming her daughter in the process. This results to her falling into depression (psychopathological feelings of sadness) and opting to seek for help in
Tracey Holloway English Literature 2328 Professor Solak October 5, 2013 Who is That Woman inside the Wallpaper? Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper” takes place in the late 1890’s. Her protagonist appears to be suffering from postpartum depression and slowly losing her mind while in the home she has been sent to for treatment. Yet upon further investigation into the character of our nameless narrator, the reader learns that the story is essentially focused on her struggle to maintain her own identity and sanity within the limitations of her setting. The central character’s analysis of a fictional woman trapped behind the bars of the horrid yellow wallpaper that encased the room she was confined to, severed her identity as she suppressed the anxieties of her experiences and ultimately led to the demise of the boundaries between herself and the imagined woman.
According to Freud, mixture of feelings of love and hate that Diane presumably felt for her mother were the results of her obsessional thoughts and fear of losing the mother, and could actually mean an unconscious wish of Diane to kill her mother. In order to remove the feelings of guilt resulting from those thoughts, Diane engaged in ritualistic praying that have given her a relief. In terms of treatment, Freud believed that people could be cured by making conscious their unconscious thoughts and motivations, thus gaining “insight” (McLeod, 2007). The therapies such as psychoanalysis, free association and dream analysis are used to deal with unconscious mental processes. It is assumed that some anxiety disorders such as phobias, OCD,
In this movie “Losing Isaiah” Khaiah was under the influence of drugs and at the time didn’t realize she was putting her child in danger when she left him. But does that make her an unfit mother? It shouldn’t be about the color of one’s skin or a stereotype. I will agree with the director, Stephen Gyllenhaal that no one is perfect, and everyone makes mistakes. PLOT SUMMARY by the Director Two woman of different social, economic and ethnic find themselves in a bitter, emotional custody
A prime example to show depression is described in the book, Helping your Depressed Teenager. Leeta sat slumped in her chair. Disheveled and distracted, she answered questions in a vague and unconfused manner. Only 13 years old, this was her second extended psychiatric hospitalization for depression, suicidal thoughts, and destructive gestures. 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.
Though Kaysen is eighteen years-old, she has a choice, but due to her exhaustion from her depression she puts up little resistance and ends up signing herself into the facility. She questions her mental state throughout the novel which is when the major question arises: how does one tell insanity from sanity, and what does it mean to be normal. It was Kaysens previous attempted suicide that leads her to the position she is in, though the suicide was only half hearted because she only wanted to kill a part of herself, the part that has the desire to commit suicide. By taking fifty aspirins resulted in her being taken to the hospital which is why she had to go through a session with a psychiatrist. The psychiatrist makes a diagnosis by a simple observation: ‘“You have a pimple,” Said the doctor.
Answer Key #1 The emergency room nurse is completing the admission assessment. Nancy is alert, but struggles to answer questions. When she attempts to talk, she slurs her speech and appears very frightened. What additional clinical manifestation does the nurse expect to find if her symptoms were caused by a stroke? A -- A carotid bruit #2 Due to Nancy's deteriorating condition she is referred to a neurologist.