Analysis Of Louise Gillett's 'Mental Illness'

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This book is a true story about a woman’s journey from childhood into adulthood and coming to terms with Schizophrenia. Louise Gillett, a married mother of four children has been in and out of mental hospitals since her teenage years. She is a writer who have not published anything until now. Diagnosed with a mental illness, she faced shame and embarrassment and hid the disease for years from family and friends. Her story begins with her waking up in a mental hospital after having a psychotic episode and being incoherent. Louise is in her twenties, and have not long been married. She feels that she was admitted against her will but her family is aware of her illness and admitted her after her first nervous breakdown. She was giving strong sedatives during her three month stay and encountered many different people while at St. Anne’s hospital. The one person who visited everyday was her mother who never talked just sat close to her bedside.
The chapters takes you back in time to what Louise feels is the start of her illness, although she contributes her
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It also is difficult to define “medically necessary” when it comes to treatment one type of treatment does not fit all mentally ill patients. There are some clients that it takes time to get their treatment right. The issue seems to be with providers who cannot get the authorizations needed because treatment decisions have strict cost caps. This hurts the patients as treatments are delayed and it creates strains on the providers. I feel to provide quality of care to those suffering with mental illness, there has to be fewer workloads and faster authorization process. People with a mental illness should not have to suffer unnecessary because of red

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