An aggregate is a group of individuals who temporarily share the same space. When reading the article “Descent into madness” by Mark Colvin you can notice that aggregate can also be used for prisoners. Just for the simple fact that they live together until getting released back into society. You can also see the prisoners have separated themselves into cliques.
People on medications who suffer from mental illness may not feel like themselves, so many people fear of losing their selves. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes unusual and extreme shifts in a person’s functioning, mood and behavior further conveyed through erratic mood swings. However, the symptoms delusions of grandeur, and racing thoughts get in the way. It’s very important to be understood when dealing with a mental illness, furthermore remember to work out the manic episodes. The author, Adam Haslett, addresses a daily issue battling a disorder in the story “Notes to My Biographer”. A father, suffering from manic depression, pays a visit to his son, to whom he hasn't spoken in four years. The story Notes to My Biographer,
Bipolar disorder “is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks” (National). It is a manic-depressive illness and bipolar disorder can be defined by four different types. Although this disorder can affect anyone, it is most common in
Mood disorders as diverse in nature. Mood disturbances are intense and happen long enough to be clearly dysfunctional and many times lead to serious problems
In the book Girl, Interrupted, by Susanna Kaysen, one of the biggest focal points is mental illness. Mental illness can be tough to talk about, simply because the phrase “mental illness” encompasses such a wide range of conditions and conjures up images of deranged people, but it is very important, especially in this book. There is a certain stigma that people who are put into mental hospitals because they have medical problems or are insane and a possible danger to society. While this is sometimes true, it is far more common for patients to need help for a disorder, but just don’t know where to go or what to do, and can end up putting themselves or someone else in danger.
As many readers read “Catcher In The Rye” many will agree that Holden exemplifies depression, feelings of worthless and lack of sleep. Although shows the symptoms of bipolar disorder: feeling confident, lack of concentration, switching on topics and a desire for sex.
Bipolar disorder is a severe illness because they are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through time to time.
Daniel is a 17-year-old Spanish decent male who was rushed to the hospital with Auditory hallucinations, Euphoria and Paranoid contemplations and thoughts. Daniel has no history of alcohol or substance misuse, or any medical history but his mother expressed he has become socially withdrawn which began around the age of 13, this happened after the passing of his dad who was 40 years more established than his mom. During that time he became very withdrawn toward family and friends as well as not getting enough sleep, and his concentration is affected, has episodes of manic mood or an unexpected increase in energy and behavioral displays that are out of his character. His mother stated this behavior has been going on for about two weeks and getting worse by the day. Now a senior in high school he has lost interest in school and his grades are declining he also is losing interest in the new job he just received at Mcdonalds as a part time cook. According to his mother he spends most of his time in his room by himself playing games on the computer or watching T.V. Daniel additionally, states on occasion he hears his deceased father voice conversing with him. Daniel is paranoid that people at school, work, and the stranger on the street is talking
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a common mental disorder that is caused by genetics, the environment, brain structure, and chemistry. Bipolar disorder can often be misdiagnosed in teenagers since they are going through changes in their body and mind. One could see mood swings in a teenager and make the mistake of thinking he or she is going through normal changes. However, if one looks deeper into Holden’s character, one realizes that his mood swings, along with his excessive desire for sexual experiences, are actually symptoms of bipolar disorder. The first warning sign of his mental condition is when he buys Sunny, the prostitute, for the night. Although Holden feels ready to get his first time over with, when Sunny takes
health blog, WebMD, defines Bipolar Disorder as a mental illness that brings severe high and
People with bipolar disorder experience unusual and intense emotional states called “Mood Episodes”, which represent a drastic change from a person’s usual mood and behavior, (National Institute of Mental Health).
Pat was at a psychiatric hospital for his severe bipolar disorder. His mom arrived at the hospital to discharge him after the court served him 8 months to get the necessary treatment he needs due to his brutal behavior. It all started when he got home from work and he heard his wedding video playing. He traced the sound where it was leading to the bathroom and then suddenly caught her with another man. Pat got so frustrated that he was losing his mind and brutally assaulted his wife’s lover after his wife’s lover said, “Get out!” After that incident he could not control himself or his behavior. All he could think of is his wife Nancy, because he was still in love with her even though she cheated on him.
The essay ‘’Bipolar Disorder: The Agony and the Ecstasy” written under the pseudonym Thomas Wheaton focus on the pleasant and the appalling sides of having bipolar disorder such as the medication, the different types of disorders there are, also how others treat people with bipolar disorder. To start off with some of the medications are Depakote, Zoloft, Xanax and Trazodone which a few must be taken daily or whenever needed. However, like every medicine there are side effects including but not limited to organ damage, heat-sensitive, dry mouth, also dizziness. Wheaton says he from his experience he must drink unpleasant amount of water just to avert serious side effects. To continue, the medicine help whoever take it feel stability is more
Mel McGinnis was one of the main character of Raymond Carver 's story entitled, What We Talk About When We Talked About Love. Mel is a cardiologist in this story, a cardiologist is a doctor known to specialized in cases of heart problems or ailments. The story is about two couples in which they have different definition of what love is. It is a cliché that Mel, as a cardiologist who supposed to be an expert regarding heart doesn 't know or understand what love is. In my psychological point of view, Mel is consistent on having a diagnosis of bipolar manic disorder. Bipolar manic disorder is a serious mood disorder in which episodes of both depression and mania (excessive euphoria) occur. Depression and being manic is in the opposite poles, depression
Introduction and Summary: Chapter 11 focuses on the individuals with mental illness and the criminal justice system. Every year there are hundreds of thousands of individuals with mental illness who are arrested. The past decade a lot of the state hospital and mental health facilities have been shut down for lack of funding. Many of the seriously mentally ill are roaming the streets. The serious mental illness regarding this chapter would include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and severe depression. Schizophrenia is where the individual has hallucinations, delusion, and severe disorganization. Bipolar disorder is where the individual has the ability to change their current mood to extremely high to extremely low. The bipolar illness causes