Marla stated that there is a history of mental illness in her family citing that both of her parents suffered from depression. Marla also indicated that she had some problems growing up. She stated that she witnessed her parents fight a lot and as a result spent much time alone in her bedroom. When asked about important events that she can remember from her childhood she states that at the age of 10 she experienced the death of a sibling, after which her parents moved to a new city where she felt she did not fit in. She was often taunted and teased by her fellow classmates.
All through school I was at least a B student, until my sophomore year. My mom had found some lumps and the doctor just told her they were caffeine lumps. Come to find out, she had breast cancer, and had already had it for many years. A simple misdiagnoses led her into Stage 4 Breast Cancer. To me this was worse than hearing I would be deaf in my right ear for the rest of my life.
Sonia suffers from chronic alcoholism. She has had serious relapses in the past but with support from her mother has managed to care for her children throughout. However, the health visitor is now expressing concerns as Sonia appears depressed and is drinking heavily again. The health visitor has particular concerns about Caitlin, whose weight gain has been erratic and follow up on other health checks has been inconsistent. There was a social worker involved until about six months ago when the case was closed partly due to pressures on the team and partly because the situation seemed stable at the time.
Running Head: Andrea R. Case Study Andrea R. Case Study Final Paper Assignment West Chester University of Pennsylvania Jennifer Jacotin SWG 554: December 5th, 2013 Introduction Andrea is a 27 year old, Caucasian woman. She has a nine year old son and lives in a one bedroom apartment in Queens. Vincent (Andrea’s son) has autism and suffers from Asthma. Andrea was recently hospitalized due to her attempt to commit suicide, by overdosing on her Zoloft medication. Andrea suffers from major depression, bi-polar disorder, Schizophrenia and epilepsy.
As an infant, Dahmer’s mother was extremely depressed and was eventually hospitalized for severe post partum depression. (Nichols, 2006) Between the absence of his mother and his father being completely involved in his studies, Dahmer never received any affection from either. In addition, before his fourth birthday, Dahmer had several surgical procedures and hospitalizations that have proven to cause traumatic stress later on. Dahmer’s early childhood was plagued by extreme pain
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.
111 This shows how every time that something terrible or awful happens the first thing they turn to is not a solution to the problem, but a way of covering the pain. Without the drug they see how hard real life is and start to notice that they is more that goes on then the soma
A lot of children have to go to the hospital after being sick with a fourty degree fever for a long time. Therefore, hospitals seem to not have enough for all the patients. They have no more room. But it is so dangerous, so families who have sick children have no choice but to stay wherever they can in the hospital. My friend's cousin had to be in this situation too.
The week before the exams, however, I was so nervous that I barely slept. So before we left for New York, I had some diarrhea. I didn't say anything about it because I was so stressed and it seemed like a natural reaction for me. That was my first mistake. By the end of our trip, my knees were swollen and I was going to the bathroom at least five times per day.
People may feel like it would do more harm than good. The fact is, however, that the drug users themselves are to blame for taking these benefits away from the family members that truly need it. If we were to look at this from another view it might make more sense. In the workplace, for instance, if you fail a drug test, there is a simple solution……no job. It would make sense to do the same for public assistance.