Abstract Any evaluation of the status of an individual normally begins from the social structures, arrangements and moral systems which influences social perspectives as it pertains to the characteristics of both men and women roles and positions in society. Society continuously undergoes a criminal injustice towards women and men in intimate relationships. These criminal acts within relationship results in domestic violence. Domestic violence is one of the leading causes of death and homelessness of its victims. A large portion of the US population is currently dealing with the issue silently.
The most effective way to counter domestic abuse is to provide information and education on the matter starting from schools, as well as the empowerment and removal of the victims from toxic environments. Advocacy groups, health and social workers along the teachers should inform children on the consequences of domestic violence and encourage them to come forward if it occurs to their families or close to
During that time, Mrs. Summers was unable to be in the room as her husband without outward hatred directed at him, as he was the one driving the vehicle. She has decided that there was a need for therapy as she felt guilt towards her husband as he was trying to survive. As only negative thoughts were in focus, of why he was alive and their daughter was not, both at the hospital and after he was allowed to leave. Reality Therapy
In the film Pay it Forward, Trevor gave his mother, Arlene, another opportunity to try and recover from alcohol abuse. After the incident where Arlene hits Trevor which she regrets made her realize that she wanted to become a better person for her son. Trevor after his attempt of
In addition, all the members in the group have experienced many forms of trauma, such as watching the physiological and psychological health of their parent declined. This in itself can cause trauma to not only the caregiver, but to everyone in the household including the person with Alzheimer. To illustrate, my 89-year-old aunt is aware that her memory is slowly disappearing “as she put it” and as a result she at times become very depressed. This is also true for some individuals with Alzheimer, who realize they cannot remember special moments with their wives, husbands, and children. Causing them to become depressed as well as exacerbating their illness.
Based on the reviewed theories, it can be concluded that elder abuse is a multifactorial problem that may affect elderly people from different backgrounds and involve a wide variety of potential perpetrators, including caregivers, adult children, and partners. The review of existing measurement instruments notes that many different
Alcoholism is an illness and a family affair because all members of the family deal with different stress levels. All members, whether directly or indirectly are affected although at different levels. To clearly understand the effect of alcoholism on the family and therefore on the adult child then each household member has to be analyze at an individual level to have a clear picture of how they are affected. Exisiting literature highlights factors that affect different members differently include the race of the child (Mupier, Rodney & Samuels, 2002) , parental style which shows why most children of alcoholics become alcoholics (Ullman, Albert D. & Orenstein), divorce of the parents, family abuse and violence (Mupier, Rodney & Samuels, 2002),
Talking to my grandmother last summer and seeing the pain she felt for being for not seeing her eldest son was tough. Ever since 1995, my father has not been able to see my grandmother. Certain little things we take for granted is what many others struggle on a daily base with. This is one of the many thing not only my father struggles with but also what millions other immigrants struggle with. He drives with fear everyday knowing that his fate could be similar to the hundreds of family separated .
The Story of Forgetting reveals one of many incidents of Alzheimer that have tormented families. Some live in denial, while others try everything to bring back their old family member or even just get a glimpse of their old self. Coping with the disease is an entirely personal matter, which can vary a lot. In “The Story of Forgetting” we meet Seth whose mother is afflicted with the disease - A disease that strips away your most basic human capabilities day by day. Seth, the story’s main character comes from a troubled family.
Ms. Peterson stated her mother’s failure to protect and believe her made her feel worthless and unloved. She stated that she refrained from drinking alcohol and using other substances up until 30-years-old because she did not want to become an alcoholic like her mother. Ms. Peterson stated she was married to her ex-husband for sixteen years, and that they had healthy marriage until her substance and alcohol addiction caused the marriage to end in divorce. Ms. Peterson’s ex-husband continues to support her financially and emotionally, but he wants to protect his daughter from any exposure to harm. In addition, he is also supportive of her sobriety and recovery.
Introduction Alzheimer’s Disease is imperative because it affects a vast majority of our society. This disease has the potential to ruin ones life because it diminishes their memory. The memories that they have held close to their hearts their entire life. Alzheimer’s Disease makes the individual dependent on their loved ones, which then impacts the ones around them. This is pertinent to Anatomy and Physiology because Alzheimer’s disease leads to tissue loss and nerve cell damage throughout the brain.
Domestic Violence is a major social issue facing our society, states, communities, and towns. The biggest population affected is woman. Domestic violence is something that is brushed under the rug per say. Those that suffer from domestic violence and those that inflict domestic violence are hesitant to talk about it. It is a subject that is often avoided.