Susanna is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder that is characterized by emotional disturbance. However, her conduct in Claymore suggest that she`s not the one who wants to be treated: she has sex with her boyfriend during his visits to the hospital and kisses with the young attendant. Patients and diagnoses Most of the other patients in the hospital are clearly worse off than Susanna. Daisy and Lisa are perhaps the most interesting supporting
Rachelle Harris then went to the room of another patient, Rozanna Moore, and told her she had been raped. Ms. Moore testified that Rachelle Harris was shaking, upset and in hysterics. Rachelle Harris went to give a specimen and to perform a rape examination with Dr. Isabelle L. Ochsner, and the findings were that she didn’t show any physical trauma but, the police crime lab had tested Rachelle’s clothing positive for male sperm. The doctor testified that Rachelle was in such hysterics that she was sedated to help calm her down. When Rachelle was being looked after, Mr.
Frida Kahlo, the renowned impressionist artist, had a profound impact on modern art. Despite the various hindrances that she encountered during her lifetime, she achieved recognition in her profession as a woman and racial minority. Ever since her birth in the humble Coyoacán, Mexico, Kahlo faced obstacles that made being the ordinary girl that she wanted to be, difficult. At age six, she contracted polio. For months she was bedridden, leaning upon her family for support; unwavering in her efforts to combat the deadly disease.
During the day the nurse assigned to care for Josie gave her a dose of dilaudid. Josie's mother questioned the dose but it was administered anyways. Josie expired two days later. Josie's cause of death was due to narcotic misuse and severe dehydration. These two causes could have been avoided but as Sorrel King so eloquently stated, "hospitals are a man made epidemic," and "human errors need a human solution" (King, 2002).
Andrea Yates was a middle aged woman when she gave birth to her first child Noah. Shortly after marrying her husband, Rusty, she gave up her career as a registered nurse so she could start a family; not long after that was when she fell pregnant with Noah, once Noah was born Andrea was faced with the decision to return to her career or not. It has been said that Andrea would have wanted to return to work but she decided to be a full-time mother. Throughout the 8 years of their marriage leading up to this tragic event, Andrea spent the majority of her time in a state of pregnancy or nursing her younger children. She also had many visits to see psychiatric doctors/nurses and had many psychiatric treatments and was prescribed drugs such as Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Effexor and Haldon, which are a combination of anti-depressants and anti-psychotics (Yates, A.
Besides describing the drastic abortion of the unborn fetus, the speaker acknowledges the immaturity level of the young individual stating, “what did I know about waters rushing back/what did I know about drowning/or being drowned.” The individual young lady may not have fully comprehended the outcome of her actions because she seemed shock that fetus drowned when she flushed it down the toilet. Young, immature individuals do not always think about the consequences or lives they may affect when they perform incidents before thinking them through. In the second paragraph, the old woman is imaging the life the unborn fetus may have experienced if she did not have an abortion. The woman acknowledges that “[the baby] would have been born into winter,/ in the year of the disconnected gas/ and no car we would have made the thin/ walk over Genesee hill into the Canada wind.” Being born in the cold winter months, can be unbearable if an individual doesn’t have the necessary heat or shelter to provide. At that
She blames herself for her family's death throughout the book until the end when she learns the truth. This is the emotional part of her journey and her primary journey as well. Her physical and mental journeys are also some of the conflicts she faced that take place toward the end of the book. Her mental journey takes place when she discovers that alcohol cloaks her psychic abilities which leaves her feeling normal. Or at least as normal as she could be with alcohol in her system.
Merwin who admired both the work of Sylvia and Ted. When Sylvia became pregnant with the couple's first child, they decided to move back to the United Kingdom, where they lived in Devon. On April 1, 1960, Freida Hughes was born. After the birth of her first daughter, Sylvia's first collection of poems titled, "The Colossus" was published in the United Kingdom Later in 1961, Sylvia suffered a devastating miscarriage. This event pulled her deeper into depression and it was very evident in her writing and in everything… In 1960, Sylvia Plath's first collection of poems, The Colossus was published.
Bland fell into a coma and was put onto a life support machine at the hospital. Bland’s family wanted to continue use of the life support machine but doctors wanted to withdraw the use. The court didn’t reflect the Good Samaritan Law during the case and thought it patient’s best interests to withdraw the use of the machine. As a result, he became the first patient in English legal history to be allowed to die by the courts through the withdrawal of life-prolonging treatment including water and food. Khan v Khan (1998) also does not reflect the Good Samaritan Law; in this case the defendant supplied heroin to a girl who collapsed as a result of taking it for the first time.
Ahnyinah Davis American Literature 4th Block Amie Howard 4/27/12 I am My sister’s keeper The book My Sister’s Keeper was published in 2004 by Atria books, the movie My Sister’s Keeper was published in 2009 by Nick Cassavetes. The book and the movie talks about a young girl name Kate, who is diagnosed with cancer and also tells the story about a 13 year-old girl name Anna, who sues her parents for medical rights to her body when she is expected to donate a kidney. The book and the movie differ from one another but still talks on the subject of Kate having leukemia. This book was thought provoking, inspiring, and heart wrenching. While reading the novel My Sister’s Keeper it took me back to the year my mom died, just like Kate she too needed a kidney but wasn’t as fortunate to live long enough for it to happen.