In the Salem Witch first instance of witchery is Betty/Elizabeth Parris, along with Abigail Williams when they started to scream and giggle uncontrollably, along with delusions, vomiting, muscle spasms, screaming, and writhing. William Griggs, a physician, diagnosed witchcraftery to the women. Soon, fueled by resentment and paranoia, more and more women were accused of being witches, while the community and system of justice piled up. The Trials had lasted from 1692 to 1693. Some women acted peculiar because of a fungus called “Ergot” that grew on cereals and wheat.
DOI: 7/27/2011. Patient is a 53-year-old female jobber who sustained a work-related injury to her lower back while she was throwing away a bad batch of buns and she felt a pop in her low back, causing numbness in her leg which gave out. As per OMNI notes, the patient also fell to the floor. Urine drug screen obtained on 12/17/15 is negative for hydrocodone and is positive for nordiazepam, Diazepam, oxazepam, temazepam, cyclobenzaprine, methamphetamine, and ethyl sulfate. Based on the medical report dated 01/06/17, the patient continues with neck and low back pain. She had a fall last week when her back spasmed and ended up cutting her foot.
Anne Sexton’s “The Addict” focuses on a mentally-ill woman with a drug addiction. The speaker faces an internal battle as she succumbs to her “pink,... orange,... green, and… white goodnights” (20-21). Perhaps, there is a likelihood that the speaker suffers from depression because she abuses these “...sweet pharmaceutical bottles” (4) in order for her to escape reality. Irony is used to describe how the speaker’s drugs, that are supposed to be rehabilitating her, are slowly killing her instead. She invites premature death into her life stating “that [she] promise[s] to die” (11).
A lot of people commonly consider it the end to a pregnancy, but for some women it is just the beginning of something extremely dreadful. According to the Encyclopedia of Human Development, “postpartum depression is depression in mothers that occurs following the birth of their child” (1010). It is most common for mothers to develop it immediately following the birth, but it can be developed a few months after the birth of the child (Salkind, 1010). Either way, it can hit extremely hard and the excitement of having a child is ripped from the mind of the mother, only to be replaced by dark thoughts, depression, anxiety, etc. The length of postpartum depression varies though, based on which type you have and the severity of it.
The Consequences of Mental Illness Postpartum depression is a form of severe depression after childbirth that interferes with daily functioning and requires treatment. In the short story, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Charlotte Perkins Gilman progressively illustrates the consequences of mental illness if it is not treated properly. At the beginning of the story, the narrator acknowledges her condition and has her own thoughts and opinions on how she will return to society in the future. By the middle of the story however, she begins to lose a sense of worth causing her to spend hours dwelling on nothing.
Women who are victims of rape will always be in remembrance of their terrifying experience, which sometimes result in neglect and unfair treatment of the child due to the woman’s rape trauma syndrome. Women who are not financially stable that are pregnant and oppose abortion live in poverty. If abortions were banned it would increase illegal abortions which have critical effect to the woman’s health. Statistics estimate that the risk of death from an abortion is 0.6 in 100,000. The risk of death childbirth is 14 times higher, 8.8 in 100,000.
In addition it causes the underdevelopment or lack of a nipple, webbed fingers with a shorter than average length, lack of armpit hair, skin in affected areas being hypoplastic, underdevelopment or lack of the upper rib cage, occasionally affecting the shoulder blade, and in extremely rare cases, spine or kidney problems. Although specifics on how the disorder is transmitted or what can be done to prevent it is limited at the time, research is continuing and more information will be uncovered in the
hese are things people look for when getting a PCOS diagnosis; however, many people don’t truly understand what this diagnosis means. A few of my relatives and friends are aware of my PCOS, but the details of this condition remain a secret. In no way am I saying that PCOS is worse than any other condition out there, but it takes its toll not only physically but mentally. It is life-changing in its own right. Nobody sees my daily struggle with this condition that has plagued me for years but never knew what it was..
In between the years of 1973 and 2010, 421 women have died due to abortions. Prior to abortions is when the most stress occurs. Around 22% or pregnancy ends in abortion. More than half of abortions are from people aged 24 and younger.
Women are victimized; genocide prevails because governments are unable to defend its people from the cultural and economical downfall. In order to provide one right to citizen, developing countries are forced to violate other human rights because the idealized standard set by western world difficult to
Fights and arguments continued to plague the relationship between Sanchez and Buchholz and on July 20, she left him and descended into crisis. Emotional distress often exacerbates postpartum depression and Sanchez soon found herself in the emergency room at Metropolitan Methodist, asking for help. During this visit, Sanchez met with a counselor at the clinic that ushered her through her pregnancy. Upon speaking with the counselor, she stated that she had delusional, paranoid thoughts that other women were trying to breastfeed her baby and hearing voices which said that others would like to take her baby away. She also reported visual images of other children’s faces transposed on her baby’s face.
Nearly 5% to 10% of females are affected with PCOS. Are you wondering what PCOS is? PCOS (Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndromes) also known as hyperandrogenic anovulation is a problem in which womens hormones are out of balance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant. There are many signs to look for when you think you may be affected by PCOS.
In Mexico they celebrate the holiday called Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on October 31st and it ends on November 2nd. While in the US we celebrate the holiday, Halloween on October 31st. I will be telling you the origin of these holidays. Along with their similarities and differences. Hopefully this will make you have a better understanding of these holidays along with helping you understand another country's culture.
Introduction (Attention Getter) Growing up, I did not have a lot of friends. I spent my time indoors with my mom. I was a pretty shy kid, and can still be to this day. (Credentials/Personal Connection to the Topic) Against all odds, my first dog was the one to bring me out my shell.
Have you ever had the experience where your child pulls out a notice from their school nurse, informing you that there’s been a lice outbreak in their class or school? If it left you feeling worried, grossed out, or even a little itchy, you’re not alone. Many parents have similar reactions. Learning how to recognize and treat head lice is your best defense against an outbreak at home. Most cases of head lice can be treated using over-the-counter or prescription medications.