Andrea Yates

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  • The Case Of Andrea Yates

    The case of Andrea Yates is one of the most infamous cases in the last decade and the reason for that is because Andrea’s mental state leading up to the murders. Andrea Yates in 2001 drowned all five of her children in a bathtub in her Huston, Texas home. However, was she responsible for her actions? Andrea suffered from several mental illnesses including postpartum depression. She was constantly in and out of mental health institutions and was given medication to deal with her depression. Andrea’s husband at the time Russell Yates did not fully pay attention to Andrea’s mental condition and once he thought she was better they had another child despite being told not do so by Andrea’s psychologist. After their 4th child was born Andrea developed…

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  • The Grea Yates: Case Analysis Of Andrea Yates

    Case Analysis of Andrea Yates…

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  • Andrea Yates: Mother Or Monster

    Andrea Yates: Mother or Monster Mothers have been thought of as nurturing caregivers. Caregivers who have always done and thought of what is best for their children. Nevertheless, what happens when the nurturing mother becomes the monster? What causes them to undergo such a drastic transformation? Let us look at Andrea Yates. In Houston, Texas Andrea Yates was born on July 2, 1964 and raised as a devout Roman Catholic. Montaldo (2016) reports that Andrea Yates graduated from Milby High…

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  • Andrea Yates Case

    Often times, I think the insanity defense is used consciously to escape penalties of the law. Or perhaps it can be referred to as the “defense of last resort,” when there is no question that the accused committed the act and the defense can think of nothing else to exonerate his/her client. Consider the case of Andrea Yates. In my opinion, Yates knew the difference between right and wrong at the time of the drownings. Yates did not believe she was washing laundry or putting out a fire. Yates…

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  • Andrea Yates Research Paper

    This woman from Houston, Texas drowned her 5 children on June 20, 2001 in her home bathtub. Her reason for doing so was because she had constant voices in her head from the devil telling her to do so because she was a “bad” mother and this was the best thing to do for the children. She knew how to carry out the plan and did it in a specific period where she knew no one would be home with her and the children. After she drowned them, she calmly called the police and told them the tragedy she had…

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  • Mrs. Andrea Yates Case Study

    Mrs. Andrea Yates past life showed that she has had a history of mental illness. Mrs. Andrea Yates had been brought to the hospital many times for strings of mental cases that she had received treatment for because she had harsh depression and the depression came due to psychosis. One time when Yates was in the hospital, she was described as an intensely psychotic woman. Yates has tried many times to commit suicide; for instance one time she tried to overdose by using antidepressants and even…

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  • Comorbidity: A Case Study Of Andrea Yates

    This video is about Andrea Yates who killed his five sons drowning them in the bathtub. After killing them, she called the police and her husband and tell them that they need it to come quickly to the house. She confesses to them that she killed her sons. Also, she has tried to commit suicide twice in a period of five days. That is also a reason she was admitted to a psychiatric hospital. Now she is in a mental Health Hospital in Texas and she will likely spend the rest of her life in there.…

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  • Understanding Abnormal Psychology: Understanding Andrea Yates And The Murder

    Understanding Andrea Yates and The Murder Abnormal psychology is defined as the branch of psychology that studies the unusual patterns of behavior, emotion, and thought, which may or may not led to a precipitated mental disorder. Andrea Yates is an excellent example of this definition because her abnormal behavior leads her to consciously drown all five of her children. When Yates was arrested, she was sentenced to life in prison, but later declared not guilty by reason of insanity. There are…

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  • Andrea Yates Case Analysis: Crime And Forensic Mental Health

    Cynthia Howard Andrea Yates Case Study CRJ 598: Crime and Forensic Mental Health Samuel Hawes, PhD Andrea Yates Case Study The Social History/Background of Andrea Yates Andrea Yates grew up in the Houston Texas. She came from a middle-class family. Her father was a retired teacher in auto shop, and died of Alzheimer’s before Andrea killed her children, and her mother was a stay at home mother. Of the five children her parents had, Andrea was the youngest. Andrea was predicated to have…

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  • The Devil Wears Prada

    2003 by the Harper publishing house. This book follows the experiences of a young graduate from Brown who somehow finds herself working as one of the assistants of the top fashion magazine in the world, Runway. Never having read a copy of Runway in her life and with aspirations of working at The New Yorker fresh out of college, Andrea ‘Andie’ Sachs finds herself at an interview at Runway after applying half heartedly to a bunch of publishing houses in hopes of landing a decent job. Being a self…

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