Looking at the overview of this case in reference to Andrea Pia Yates; she experienced some psychological issues due to the fact that she had her first suicide attempt by taking an overdose of pills and was diagnosed with a major depressive disorder by the Methodist Hospital psychiatric; after being release she began to self-mutilate and refused to feed her children because she felt they were eating too much and she began to hallucinate; on July 20 she put a knife to her throat and begged her husband to let her die; and later she killed three out of five children by drowning them in the bathtub.  The truth to the matter is I think she was a little more than just insane. She needed some serious help that she didn’t receive. She wanted to
Her parents were James and Lou Hazel. In her early years she would avoid her father as he was abusive and was the leader of their family. When Nannie was seven, she was a passenger on a train that came to a halt. She hit her head, then proceeded to have migraines,blackouts, as well as depression. In the sixth grade, she dropped out due to the lack of family support throughout the school.
Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends. The question of self-pity.” (p. 3) These are the first words of the book, and the first words Didion writes after losing her husband, John Gregory Dunne, to a sudden massive coronary event on the evening of December 30, 2003. The couple had just returned to their apartment to have dinner after visiting their daughter, Quintana, in the hospital. Quintana had been unconscious for days and was suffering from pneumonia and septic shock.
Melinda in Speak suffers during her freshman year of high school, when she gets raped by a senior at her school. She is terrified of telling anyone and whishes it never happened, as seen in the book "Anything to get rid of this, these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my head too?" (Anderson, 165). In The Odyssey Odysseus had been trapped on Calypso's island for years, and was forced to lay with Calypso, as seen in the reading, "Though he fought shy of her and her desire, he lay with her each night, for she compelled him."
Dad stayed in the hospital for over a week by the time he came home, he had put over 70 Ivs in his arms. Dad was nervous to go to his appointment the next week because he didn’t want to stay there again. It was harsh that year he sleepwalked out in the cold to go to town but couldn’t find the keys. Mom told everyone to get up and help find dad, so I looked outside and when I looked in the car there he was sleeping in the driver seat. With the doctor bills and all of the other stuff we are kind of broke.
I never really fully cried, but I did loose a lot of sleep after my grandparents death. My mother was worried for a while because I would not sleep and my health was beginning to diminish. She ended up taking me to the doctor and they declared that I was suffering from insomnia. There was no explanation, but I knew that I was still grieving my grandparents, it was the only way that I could; since no one would know that I would cry in the middle of the night. About a couple of months later, everything was beginning to go back to normal, I still do not have the courage to speak about my grandmother or grandfather without shedding a tear.
Have you ever wondered how teen parents live and survive in the world we live in today? Amanda was a teenage girl who didn’t mean to get pregnant. She found out when she went to the doctors for stomach aches. The next day she told her mother and her mother is very disappointed in her. After a few weeks went by, she moved in with her baby’s daddy.
“I was never insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”(Poe) For 8 years Nigel Pratten suffered from Huntington’s disease, something he had always said he would kill himself before enduring. When given the opportunity Nigel swallows heroin no being physically capable of injecting it, and slips into a coma. His mother is with him while he does this and suffocates him before the drug kills him, not wanting him to suffer. It was her way of fulfilling her son’s final wish. Is mercy killing justified?
Soon later Tate went up stairs to tell his mom that Eunick was not breathing. Then he proceeded to tell his mom that she fell asleep and she had fallen off the couch and bumped her head on the table. When the investigator started to investigate he invited Mr. Tate and what the investigator found out is that the two were wrestling. So the investigator asked what moves did he use Tate demonstrated on the investigator. This was an absolutely brutal beating, that left poor Tiffany with 35 injuries.
When the client was one day old, his mother reported that he suffered a seizure and had difficultly breathing. The client was hospitalized in the NICU for 12 days following these difficulties. The cause of the seizure is unknown and the client has not had any seizures since that time. The client is currently not taking any medications. The client’s mother speaks Spanish and English
James has never met is father and doesn 't know who he is. James found his mother on the coach one night dead after having a drug overdose, consequently he became an orphan. James then got asked to be an agent for the top secret British Intelligence branch CHERUB. James had to go through a tough 100 day training course
Sonny is a 24-year-old single Latino male living with his adoptive parents. Recently he has been referred by his outpatient psychotherapist for hospital admission. Within the past 2 years, Sonny has been struggling with symptoms such as concentration difficulties, anxiety, and obsessional thinking. Sonny began experiencing paranoid and delusional thoughts a year prior to his admission after Sonny began to smoke marijuana. More recently, Sonny developed concerns that the police and FBI were “out to get him.” Sonny also started to hear voices in his head.
A three months pregnant teenager was declared dead after her mysterious collapse at her home in Honduras. Her family members called a priest believing she was possessed by an evil spirit when they saw the teenager fell unconscious and foaming at her mouth. Relatives of Neysi Perez, 16, said that the teenager woke up in the night to use the toilet when they saw her passed out after hearing a gunfire outside. They recall that the priest who came tried to exorcise Perez but became unresponsive. They rushed the teenager to the nearest hospital but was pronounced dead by the doctors three hours later.
It took years before he really recovered. As it stands now, after getting clean, he does have a relationship with his family, but after being out of work for years, it is doubtful he will ever get another job. I blame the doctor as much as my uncle. This doctor heard from my Aunt what the drugs were doing to her husband and he ignored her pleas for
Christine was the disciplinary in the home. Linda does not have any recollection of her maternal nor paternal grandparents. As far as she was told, her paternal grandmother did not approve of her father’s relationship with her mother. Childhood memories, Linda family vacationed every summer. Each summer the family would rent a van and drive over 800 miles to Savannah, Georgia to visit extended family.