Genetics can sometimes run in families is one cause to the start of mental illnesses. Infections, brain defects or injury, prenatal damage, substance abuse, and other factors are the other five factors to mental illnesses. Yates battled depression for years; the cause of her actions for drowning her children were caused by postpartum psychosis triggered by the improper use of her meds, not listening to what her doctor had to say after her treatment, and lack of knowing any coping techniques. Postpartum depression can take up to a year after the child’s birth before the mother would even notice any signs of depression. If left untreated it can have dire consequences.
She has attempted two outpatient treatment programs, the first of which was voluntary and the second referred by Child Protective Services. She did not complete the program that was referred to her and as a result, she is under strict guidelines upon seeing her children. Janet has also been admitted into one court-ordered inpatient program for ninety days, of which she also did not complete. The end result was that her probation was terminated with the following out of her sentence of six months in Pinerras County Jail. Janet had since been released and had re-offended after a period of only a few months.
It described in great detail all the long nights of drug use and partying. I felt like I had been up all night with Kristina. The ending was not at all predictable. When Kristina returns to her mom's house to get clean from the drugs and to have the baby you believe that she will succeed. After she talks to her mother about not being able to provide for the baby and how difficult it was to love him, she decides to give the baby to her mother to adopt and raise.
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
Marlene worked in sales and Richard went off to the army, which their divorce shortly followed. Richard did not keep in contact and Marlene worked a lot leaving Luna and Mark as latch key children to raise themselves. Marlene, several years after her separation from Richard started to date a man named Ron and Luna (age 4) did not like him because she knew he was not her father. Ron on occasion would drink, smoke, have affairs, and was abusive verbally, emotionally, and physically to Marlene, and sometimes to Mark, and Luna. Luna grew up feeling that she did not belong to this family and that she was adopted.
Wuornos's background was extremely troubled. Born in 1956, she was abandoned by her mother at the age of four and never knew her father, who was in prison for raping a child. Wuornos was taken in by her grandparents, who looked after her until she was fifteen, when they threw her out of the house for reasons that are not clear but seem to have involved her alcohol and drug use. Homeless, she turned to prostitution and began to rack up a series of felonies including DUI's, car theft, disorderly conduct and firearms offences. She was now in a relationship with a woman named Tyria Moore.
However impartial it is, the scene of Wuronos getting violently raped in the front seat of a car is by far the most harrowing. In fact the other murders in this movie (the ones she committed) are significantly less graphic or not shown at all. Although I am completely aware that this may have been more of a cinematic gusto rather than an accurate account, it did stir emotions. I was left in the theater shocked that this woman was sentenced to death for what she had done after seeing what was done to her. Monster is a fantastic film.
Patient was an abused child who as an adult, didn’t know of any other way to earn a living. After patient became pregnant when she was a young teen aged girl, she told many people that her brother Keith was the father of her child. The child whom she gave up for adoption immediately after the baby boy was born. Aileen went hitch-hiking across America working as a call girl or a prostitute. It was said that she was married to a man named Lewis Fell, but she later started dating a woman named Tyria Moore.
141007 R41 John Recabar Profile of a depressed Anna I was depressed earlier this year. Coming from a family that has a history with mental disorder - my sister’s bipolar - it didn’t come as a shock for me to be plagued by the same mental warfare that my sister underwent. My experience with depression was a brief one, having experienced it for only a lengthy week. Anna however, has been battling clinical depression for almost eight years now. Anna has been battling depression since she was ten, although she was only professionally diagnosed when she was a mere fifteen year old.
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.