Amy Winehouse Case Study

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She was an English song writer and singer who impacted the music industry with her powerful and soulful vocals. It was said that she even created a new genre of music by fusing other genres of music such as soul, jazz, R&B and pop music. My celebrity diagnosis is on no other than the famous English singer, Amy Winehouse. Amy Winehouse was born to her parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse on September 14th 1983. As a child, her parents exposed her to different types of music which sparked up her interest in music and helped her in improving her musical ability. At the age of twelve, her parents divorced and she moved with her mother and brother in Southgate, England. It was at this age that she also attended the Sylvia Young Theater School. But After attending the school for two years, she was expelled from the school due to the fact that she wasn’t adhering to school…show more content…
BPD is a mental disorder that consist of unstable moods, behaviors and relationships. It usually begins or manifest when a person is an adolescent. Individuals with this disorder tend to be very impulsive, reckless, have problems regulating their emotions and have a distorted self image of themselves. The cause of this personality disorder has strongly to do with genetics and heredity. Also social and cultural factors may contribute and increase the risk for BPD. The symptoms of this disorder includes extreme reactions ( Panic, rage, etc), recurrent suicidal thoughts and behaviors, paranoid thoughts, emotional instability, unstable self image, dangerous behavior and chronic feeling of emptiness and boredom. Individuals with BDP are likely to have other disorders such as depression, eating disorders, anxiety disorders and substance abuse. In order to treat BDP, Psychotherapy also called “talk” therapy and medication are used. The use of medication will usually be the last resort if psychotherapy doesn’t
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