The Kite Runner Character Analysis

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In The Kite Runner mental illnesses are shown in different ways. Some examples of these illnesses would be Adjustment disorder, antisocial personality disorder, bipolar disorder, depressive disorder, Narcissistic personality disorder and Post-traumatic stress disorder. These illnesses are found commonly in people and other look at those people and think of them differently because of the way they are. Adjustment disorder is a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you put your body through a stressful event. These symptoms generally begin within three months of the event and last for no longer than six months after the situation. It is a short-term condition that occurs when a person is unable to cope with, or adjust to, a particular source of stress, such as a major life change, loss, or event. Antisocial personality disorder is a mental health condition in which a person has a long term pattern of manipulating, exploiting, or violating the rights of others. This behavior is often criminal. Symptoms usually include little concern for the rights of others and carelessness for what is going on around you. Bipolar disorder is a condition in which a person has periods of depression and periods of being extremely happy or being cross or irritable. They may also have distortions of perception and impairment in social functioning. Depressive disorder is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or even longer. This is similar to bipolar disorder in the fact that you have mood swings of sadness versus happiness in random periods of time for large amounts of time. Depressive disorder normally occurs in children and they learn to live with the disorder even though it affects their life dramatically. Narcissistic personality

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