Torture is definitely a public health issue because it creates health concerns in individuals in many different ways, such as mental health and physical health. It is also a public health concern because we have seen large number of tortured victims that are traumatically affected by their past. This trauma leads to a life of mental health, a life of discomfort and distrust in the world. Torture takes many forms that ends up with the same outcome in tortured survival and that is physical and mental instabilities that greatly affects their health and life. With the desire to ensure the protection of the public, torture is an issue that has to be addressed and prevented to ensure that people are living a life of comfort in the trust they have
Through photographs such as The Migrant Mother, The Great Depression is seen as a catastrophe on the lives of those who were affected by it. The characters shabby appearance reflect a life of poverty. The mother's look of anguish confirm such a poverty stricken life, and portray her sense of hopelessness, while contrastingly she is seen as the backbone of her family as all of her children linger upon her body. The use of photography such as this to document the Great Depression reveal it to be more than a disastrous economic event, but surprising as a path to highlight the perseverance of its victims. Not only does it help to portray the hard times, but it shows the everlasting stance of a mother’s love.
In my professional opinion, I believe that Paul ██████ was afflicted with clinical depression, narcissistic personality disorder, and abused defense mechanisms to the point of self-harm, which led to his suicide. The patient had a loss of pleasure in everyday activities, was underweight, and was withdrawn from family and friends. This highly suggests he had been suffering from severe clinical depression that was left untreated (Mayo Staff Clinic). Depression is a medical illness that alters one 's behavioural, physical, and emotional self negatively, affecting all ages (Smith & Segal). The patient also exhibited signs of narcissistic personality disorder; large self-expenses, inflated sense of self worth, and a need to be around the wealthy,
On the many letters that Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia wrote to Descartes she questions how dualism can have effect on the body and questions if the body and soul are really separate entities. On the letters Elisabeth describes how her emotional distress also has negative effects on her body. How depression although a state of mind can make her body feel tired and even be in pain. Although he agrees with the doctors in one occasion that Elisabeth’s fever can be cured with exercise and proper diet he mentions that for her to really feel better she needs to heal her soul. In letters that he sends later he also talks about passion that moment when body and mind become one and that Elisabeth has not felt.
Keeping secrets gives you stress and guilt. A doctor known as Anita E. Kelly works at University of Notre Dame for psychology examined and took notes about secrets. She discovered that keeping things to yourself do show more stress, anxiety, and depression along with overall pain and aches throughout the body. She concluded that “secretive people tend to be sick people.” In the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dimmesdale is terrified of being shamed by the townspeople and does not confess; leading to the nature of guilt. The structure of the novel shows self-condemnation that’s brought upon few townspeople.
Evidently, she is experiencing trauma because of Faiz’s absence, by constantly worrying about him and experiencing a decrease of aspiration. Since Faiz’s absence is because of the war, the war is the underlying cause of Nusrat’s psychological trauma. (STEWE-2) Mental trauma is also displayed by Najmah, as a result of her mother and Habib’s deaths in the war. Shortly after the incident that killed her mother and brother, Najmah narrates, “I am afraid if I close my eyes I’ll see my mother’s outstretched arm and the stain of blood spreading around her and Habib’s perfect small body, both of them still and covered with dust” (Staples 86). Furthermore, before her flashbacks, during the moment her mother and Habib were killed, Najmah observed “arrow-shaped phantom” in the sky, along with “explosions” that grew “closer and louder” (Staples 65).
Grief can become a huge obstacle to many people, a loss off their love one can be a great impact to their life. Also illness depends on what you have, such as cancer and mostly people would want to give up. In this case obstacles can turned into a positive thing. Cancer is a big impact to the family and oneself. Each person can handle illnesses in a different way, such in the case of not talking
The two resources share the same conflict of tuberculosis, but the way the authors portray them is completely different. In the “Breathing Room”, Evvy was diagnosed with tuberculosis. She experienced many effects such as bad fevers, terrible night sweats, bad coughs that contained blood, and weight loss. “ My lungs kept playing tug-of-war with the walls of my chest.” “But the coughing got worse. Stars swirled in front of my eyes.
There are two thing is life guaranteed death and paying taxes. Since death is inevitable so is the grieving of a loved. People deal with death better than others; while some cry and eventually move one, others it tears them apart and changes their life forever. However, people usually go through the process of grieving to accept and get over the death of their loved. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross model “ Five stages of grief” - are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance.