Bipolar disorder

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  • Tiffany's Notebook Psychological Analysis

    Pat, having spent eight months in a mental health hospital in Baltimore for bipolar disorder, is released and sent home to his hometown of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania into the care of his mother and father, Dolores and Patrizio. Soon after returning home, he learns that his wife, Nikki, has moved away and his father has resorted to illegal bookmaking to earn money with hope to open a restaurant. Pat is determined to get his life back together and reconcile with Nikki, who had obtained a restraining…

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  • Schizophrenia Effects On Family Essay

    label of schizoaffective disorder which is a type of bipolar. Psychiatrist feels that schizophrenia and bipolar disorder occur due to genes and environment. In addition to genetic factors, someone can develop the illness due to a large number of genes that can add up and increase the risk of having the illness. Psychiatrist believe that some genes are more related to an individual development of schizophrenia, and there are genes that are more related to bipolar disorder. However, there are…

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  • An Unquiet Mind Essay

    Kay Jamison’s Early Life behind Bipolar Disorder Kay Jamison, the author of “An Unquiet Mind,” is a vital figure and an influencer in the world and sphere of manic-depression and mental disorders. “I am tired of hiding, tired of misspent and knotted energies, tired of the hypocrisy, and tired of acting as though I have something to hide.”(Jamison 7) Her story and life with bipolar disorder is uncovered to her readers through telling and examining her bipolar illness, revealing both its terrors…

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  • Mental Disorders: Anomic Suicide

    especially depression and mental disorders such as bipolar disorder. There has been a big case of suicide rate here in America because of having a mental disorder. Most individuals are considered to be suicidal because of the way they live and the society they live in. They sometimes believe that committing suicide for their beliefs is the right thing and their family members also believe in this. A lot of individuals are ok with ending their own lives. Bipolar disorders can also be…

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  • Linda Logan Depression

    through during her worst depression stage and how she was treated. She identified that she doesn’t really know when her bipolar depression started to kick in. It got bad to a point where she was distancing herself from her family and her kids. She checked herself into multiple mental hospitals. She told us about the errors of how doctors tend to treat people with bipolar disorder. Multiple tests would be ran, they would see if her facial expressions and eye contact improved and medication would…

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  • The Silver Linings Playbook: A Psychological Analysis

    battle with his own mental limitations. Pat suffers from the effects of a very common and underdiagnosed bipolar disorder. This disorder is a multifaceted psychological and physiological condition that manipulates his thoughts and actions in his daily life and affects those around him significantly. The bipolar…

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  • Pat Solitano Character Analysis

    loses his job and was recently discharged from the altercation. The movie follows his release and how he adapts back to life at home with his parents. I would diagnose Pat with bipolar disorder I because he has experienced at least one manic episode, which according to DSM-5 is a factor for the consideration of bipolar I. The DSM-5 states that when the individual has this manic episode it causes significant harm to the individual, and impairs his or occupational and social life. The altercation…

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  • The Show Shameless Analysis

    The Show Shameless is about a family that lives in Chicago, and the father of six kids is a constant drunk, looking for his next drink or drugs. After Liam, the youngest of the kids was born, their mother, Monica Gallagher ran off leaving the kids in Frank Gallagher’s position, the father. But with him being constantly drunk and or even high, the eldest of the kids, Fiona Gallagher is pushed into being a parent for the kids so they are not put into foster care. Over the course of the show, the…

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  • Silver Linings Playbook Movie Analysis

    to deal and cope with mental illness. The movie surrounds a young man named Pat who was recently discharged from a mental hospital after spending eight months there for beating up his wife’s lover. While at the hospital, Pat was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, something that he was unaware of having. Pat was allowed to return home to his family as long as he continued his medications and weekly therapy sessions. Throughout the movie, Pat displays a new sense of well-being and optimism. He has…

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  • Death Of A Salesman Character Analysis Essay

    that he may be suffering from Bipolar Disorder. Willy Loman is depicted as a character that believes…

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