However, they all fail to do so; Baby lamented "they are afraid of my sadness" (O'Neill, 2006, p.128). Nevertheless, Baby was correct in her assumption society feared her sadness, with teachers and social workers perpetuating the notion that she is a troubled kid, it was difficult to keep friends. This could have acted as a buffer from her home life. (Johnson, A.G. ,2008, pg8) stated that " The resulting patterns of inequality and oppression not only ruin people's lives, but also create division and resentment fed by injustice and suffering that eat away at the core of life in communities, workplaces, schools, and other social situations." Throughout the book progression of social exclusion affected Baby’s life; every step Baby makes in the right direction is thwarted by rejection.
The weight is a symbol for her depression and the pain that she is going through. Julia feels like she has to hide this from Jonas. It has to be her secret. Many mothers feel that they have to suffer in silence about their depression because it is something to be ashamed of. Finally Julia's ability to unintentionally hurt her child is a symptom often associated with extreme cases of postpartum
The abuse Jeannette faces as an adolescent, shapes a woman later affected by her events, that are created by her parents' selfishness. Jeannette experiences neglect from her own parents, physical abuse from her distraught father, and sexual abuse from strangers, all before she turns eighteen. The most common form of abuse Jeannette faces during her childhood is neglect, which is forced upon her by both Rex and Rose Mary. Neglect can be defined as refusing to intentionally or unintentionally care for a child and his or her needs. According to a study conducted by
By doing this, she analyses their psychopathic tendencies developed from abusive families in which they have not received enough love and care. Also, the author mentions the failure of the mental health care system as one of the causes of the formation of such violent mental
In the article, “Greg Ousley Is Sorry for Killing Parents. Is That Enough?,” by Scott Anderson proves that some young individuals may act violently for certain matters because of how their parents treat them. It is unclear as to why juveniles and adolescents automatically go into extreme measures, however, this may be caused by lack of support from their parents. Anderson asserts, “What Phillips couldn’t see was that Greg’s behavior masked a rapidly deteriorating home life, where he was now the sole focus of his mother’s rage. Almost daily, Greg told me, his mother would rip into him about something- his grades, his appearance, his choice of friends- ferocious tirades that often culminated in her telling him, “I know you’re going to leave me just like your sisters did.” Once her anger passed, Bonnie would usually apologize to her son, but after a time, Greg didn’t even hear it anymore” (Anderson 42).
The issue at hand is childhood trauma but as mentioned before Depression will be focused on the most. Depression is often overlooked due to underestimation of effects to a person. Depression is caused by parental absence, anxiety, stress and substance abuse. Another large factor that causes depression is social isolation for example loneliness in university because of lack of acceptance from peers is a form of social isolation that leads to depression. Depression is an illness which can lead too many more problems such as mental illness, inability to cope with day to day aspects of human life, violence and aggression, alcohol and drug addiction as well as unemployment, and depending on the severity of the abuse sustained childhood trauma.
The media has taken upon itself to bring to life the stories of these women. For instance, the infamous story of Sybil the women with 16 different personalities. Sybil’s main reason for her disease was linked to the good and bad relationship she had with her mother as well as several childhood sexual abusing. Multiple personality disorder struck Sybil when she started to have hysterical breakdowns everytime she’d bring a date back to her apartment. She was lonely and lacked companionship and she could not understand why.
Expectedly, Louise has gone through many positive and negative emotions during the time spent while being with her friends, so it is uncommon that she has reported a variety of different emotions which have been caused by her friends. 2.1 “anger” Louise’s referred indirectly to the fact that she found it strange how her friend tried to regain contact after the period of betrayal. Louise seems to be alluding to feelings of anger, as she feels that it was wrong of her friend to regain contact after she had betrayed her. I think she didn’t realise what she’s done (lines 667-668) We did have a bit of an argument about it (line 680) 2.2 “Regret”. Similarly to Louise’s feelings of anger she is also demonstrating regret.
Furthermore, the pervasive stigma against them leads to increased cost and poorer health outcomes. Instead of looking at a patient’s violent behavior on the superficial level, one should take into account the patient’s diagnosis and past experience. For instance, violent behavior is prevalent in patients with schizophrenia and it is also the most common reason for the admission to a psychiatric inpatient unit (Krakowski, Czobor, Citrome, Bark, & Cooper, 2006). Many are also under-diagnosed and under-treated, resulting in wide treatment gaps. Most of them require psychoanalytic treatment to cope with their violent behavior.
For instance, people who feel depressed will have a low mood and bad temper. Hence, they will become annoyed and gradually escape themselves from social connection. This is because Stephen Ilardi (n.d.) , who is the associate professor of psychology, University of Kansas, said that we will be having a highly intense desire to disconnect ourselves from others when we are depressed. Depression is a severe circumstance which can happen frequently when the melancholy and low mood are serious. It will affect their normal life and behaviour causes it to form vicious spiral which exacerbate depression.
According to Clearview Treatment Centers (2016), they say that “These fears of abandonment are usually related to an intolerance of being alone,” (Paragraph 3) These fears of abandonment can lead to more severe cases of manipulation or blame games with their partners to force them to stay. Impulsive and self-destructive behavior can also be a response to being left alone or abandoned. Self-loathing leads a major role when living with BPD. The author of “What is it like to have BPD” (2011) explains that “Everything is scanned for rejection. When someone with BPD is rejected, or feels as if they are, they will think that ‘this is my fault, I’m an awful person’.” (Paragraph 4) If felt rejected, the sufferer of BPD will either blame themselves fully or blame the other person.