According to Dr. Harold, depression occurs when a person’s brain has trouble managing stress such as divorce, loss of a valued friendship, or death of a loved one. Holdens overwhelming emotion caused him to overreact violently without knowing or feeling
An interesting symptoms is the Re-experiencing symptoms that involve reliving the traumatic event. In order to be properly diagnosed you have to visit a psychologist or doctor to correctly distinguish whether you have PTSD or not. It requires exposure to
He either has a strong case of survivor's guilt, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “PTSD symptoms include recurring memories of and nightmares about combat, sleep difficulties, overreactions to sudden noises or other startling events, and a numbing of emotions” (Bower). Billy Pilgrim shows all of these symptoms multiple times within the novel. These are just a few examples of how Pilgrim can be proved to have PTSD. There have been a number of times that Billy has shown these same symptoms of PTSD.
Holden has so many courteous words to describe Allie. The impact of losing his brother seems to be very difficult for Holden. Salinger uses Allie’s death to show that cancer, primarily pediatric cancer, has a huge effect on the child’s family. Holden continues on stating that when he was thirteen “...they were going to have me psychoanalyzed and all, because I broke all the windows in the garage. I don’t blame them.
Like Terry Erikson’s dad in Stop the Sun, people who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder need support and assistance from others. PTSD is a serious issue with not only veterans of war and war combat, but also everyday citizens in America, for even traumatic events like car accidents and local crime can change a person’s life forever. PTSD can present itself in many different ways. Some may include depression, bad dreams, and frightening thoughts. Any symptoms can be diminished or even cured from medication or
In J.D Salinger’s Catcher in the Rye the character Holden is shown to have many different psychological issues and personality traits. Holden seems to be very emotionally unstable and his exhibits of feelings. As the novel progresses, we observe all of Holden’s memories of his emotions and psychological breakdowns. Holden is unable to cope with his psychological and mental issues causing him to have spikes of emotion always leading him to another emotional collapse. Holden’s initial issue is that he is emotionally unstable.
Lastly, many times veterans will have children that they have to come back to after their time in the military and if the parents get injured, that can affect the children significantly. Many times, a lot of veterans will be injured while they are in the military. First of all, a lot of times veterans will come back from the military and they will have mental disabilities such as PTSD, depression, and anxiety and if they experience something truly traumatic, those disabilities can be crippling. Secondly, some veterans will come back from war and if they were shot or experienced heavy damage to the head, they can have severe brain injuries and when they’re homeless and they don’t have much help, that can be horrible for the homeless veterans. Lastly, while veterans are fighting in wars, if they get shot or a grenade goes
Post-traumatic stress disorder, often referred to as PTSD is a mental health disease that people develop after experiencing and or witnessing a traumatic event in their life. When diagnosed with PTSD your personality can drastically change. In the book A Separate Peace, the author John Knowles establishes a character, Elwin Lepellier to be a prime candidate for post-traumatic stress disorder. Lepellier appears to have PTSD due to the many symptoms he was expressing. A common symptom is angry outbursts (opposing viewpoints, Gale).
PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and its affects Holden throughout the entire book. “PTSD is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or living through a dangerous event,”(“PTSD” 1) and PTSD can occur at any age. The disorder affected his family life, making and having friends and his life at school. Holden experienced many symptoms and events caused by PTSD, which affect his everyday way of living.
He shared his views of the brutal world and the worries of the emerging American society in the 1940s and 1950s through the violence and pain Marlowe experiences, and also reflects the emotional stress and sadness of his dying wife on the characters.. Moreover, the characters reflect Chandler himself. Roger Wade highlights Chandler’s alcoholism and his worries about his future writing career. Wade aspired to be recognized as a serious writer, and worried about his work’s reputation. Terry Lennox is also similar to Chandler, because Lennox is an alcoholic, and also had emotional scars from experiencing the war.
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), Major Depression, or more commonly known as Clinical Depression is a mood disorder in which the patient experiences constant feelings of sadness, loss, worthlessness, anger or frustration, and despair. Other symptoms associated with Major Depression are fatigue, poor concentration, loss or increase in appetite, weight gain or loss, suicidal thoughts, disturbed sleep pattern, hypersomnia, and consternation. Most people may feel down, blue, or sad at some point in their life and the feeling might last a couple of days up to a week. Sometime called the blues, these sad feelings will cease after a short period of time, and life is expected to continue. Due to this expectation, many people suffering from MDD
Recovery begins after they have been released from the stupor of drug addiction. They have to begin to learn to function without the drug they used to cope of find pleasure from positive sources. Addiction People have used substances throughout history. Drug use and abuse can be caused for a variety of reasons. It’s been intertwined in our “rituals, religions and social functions throughout history” (Stevens & Smith, pg.
Abstract Bipolar Disorder is a mental illness that diagnosed in patients who are in the military and has experienced traumatic events leading to this illness. There were many factors that were at cause such as age, gender, family history, marital status, and homeless. Each of these factors is causes to those who are veterans and researched have many have refused support and treatments. Veterans end up homeless not able to work which the causes the effects of Bipolar disorder. The typical treatment to help veterans come with antipsychotic medication, as many resourced to substance drug and the result in suicidal thoughts or even committing suicide.
If PTSD is not treated, it can lead to alcohol and drug abuse, outbursts of anger, and sleeping problems. Work, friends, and family can even began to become interfered from post traumatic stress disorder. Louis Zamperini was suffering from PTSD and had reoccurring nightmares of days he was a prisoner of war. “As a result of my prisoner of war experience under your unwarranted and unreasonable punishment, my post-war life became a nightmare” (Hillenbrand 396). Louis said this when he was speaking about how his life was after the war.
Throughout the story Holden tries to suppress everything he feels which causes him to spiral out of control and do irrational things but starts to realise people need to grow up but kids also need to be kids.. When Holden 's brother, Allie, died he did this, “I was only thirteen, and they were going to have my psychoanalyzed and all, because I broke all the windows in the garage. I don 't blame them. I really don 't. I slept in the garage the night he died, and I broke all the goddam windows with my fist, just for the hell of it.