Yates had mental instability during the time she killed her children, and after the birth of her fifth child is when she experienced postpartum depression. After she was in prison, professionals diagnosed her with insanity and postpartum depression. Genetics also played a part since there was a history of mental illness in her family. After the death of her father, she stopped doing everything she normally would do that would take care of her and her kids and Yates had become even more depressed. Yates had not realized how much mental illness there was in her
While Alyson and Lynn stayed in 6A, Logan and Jason moved into the nearby Ronald McDonald House, a place to stay for families receiving treatment for serious illnesses. Two days before Christmas, Jason caught the Norwalk virus, throwing the whole process off-track as doctors kept him quarantined, waiting for him to recover. If Jason was no longer a suitable match—if his health wasn’t good enough or there was something wrong with his liver—the chances of finding another donor in time were extremely slim. He lay in bed, worrying every wasted day was putting his daughter one step closer to
She was not terminally ill. However, she was now an inconvenience to many people; the health care system, the state, and in particular her parents, Joe and Joyce Cruzan. But she was the opportunity of a lifetime for pro-euthanasiasts. Cruzan could not be killed without being dehumanized first, a task expertly performed by Dr. Fred Plum, Chief of Neurology at the Cornell New York Hospital. During testimony, he called her a mere "collection of organs" and an "artifact of technological medicine."
His only fault was to trust the wrong doctor – psychiatrist Dr . Mohammad Saeed . Perhaps the most disastrous decision of Dr . Saeed took place on June 18 , 2001 . Two days prior to drowning her children Andrea Yates had visited Saeed and the doctor described her condition as “increasingly declining ‘ then sent her home .
Iman Rashid The Terri Schiavo Case The Terry Schiavo case is the most widely known coma case. This case is about a woman name Theresa Marie Schiavo, who at the age of 26, collapsed into a coma, causing her brain to be deprived of oxygen for five minutes thus putting her into a persistent vegetative state for about 15 years ( meaning she had very little brain activity). The conflicts started when husband, Michael Schiavo wanted to remove her off life support, while her parents, Robert and Mary Schindler, argued to keep their daughter alive. It is clear that every one of us has different opinions on whether we want to keep our loved ones on life support or how long we should keep them on it, but the question is who should decide
When I was 12, my grandmother passed away from Multiple Myeloma. Back in the early nineties, there was no real grasp of what this disease was, let alone no hope for treatment. She spent the last two months of her life in a hospital bed, withering away before our very eyes, and a shell of my grandmother. She was in pain, despite the heavy doses of morphine she received. When she received her morphine, she could not talk, in a heavy drug-induced trance.
The day she found out her father had been shot and placed in a coma, one she was told he may never awake. Her heart rate increased as she’d waited for the bad news to come. PC Dawson took a deep breath and explained how they’d been called out on a job and shot in the middle of a drug bust. Covering her mouth, she started to whimper before her legs gave way beneath her and the darkness enveloped her. She prayed for hours every morning and night of everyday hoping that he would wake up to wipe away her tears and tell her everything
When Dorothea was 7 years old she was seriously affected by polio that led to have a permanent limp, and having a lonely childhood. Her dad left her and her mother and he vanished from their lives and she never saw him again. Her real name was not Dorothea Lange but it was really Dorothea Nutzhorn she change it because she wanted a new beginning. She marry two times the first was Maynard Dixon but she divorced him then she married Paul Schuster Taylor. What you may not know about Lange is that she the one that took the most famous photographs about the Great Depression.
10/10/13 Nicole Malpica American Government Marcucci 5 Period In pain, a girl waits for government to open Because of the government shutdown, Justin Smith fears his daughter, McKenna, will not get the treatment that she needs. She has a rare genetic disorder called Neurofibromatosis. After days of not hearing from the doctors, he grew upset and tweeted “governmentshutdown needs 2 end now; have the House come here to apologize to my young daughter and others.” Then after five months of waiting, Smith received a call from National Institutes of Health calling to say that his daughter got into the company for a clinical trial program. He turned to his daughter and said “baby, hopefully we can get you a cure now.”
She received a prescription of Xanax to take because of her son that she lost. After awhile of falling a sleep at her desk she lost her job. Her son in his preteen didn’t understand her behavior changes. She crashed her car three times in the year of 1995 in one month, seriously injuring others. Finally she served jail time.