What are the warning signs?
Many of the signs and symptoms mentioned above will not be visible on the outside. However, there are some warning signs of anorexia nervosa that are easier to see on someone. If you are concerned that someone you know may have anorexia nervosa, here are some typical warning signs.
Refusal to eat
Making excuses for not eating (Denial of hunger, “too busy,” etc)
Some other common warning signs include difficulty concentrating and obsession with body…
3. The Psychological Outcomes of Women in the Bell Jar
The Bell Jar is a story of a young woman struggling with her mental health. Many factors including social oppressions reveal in the novel led her into madness. Esther Greenwood the protagonist of the novel experienced breakdowns in her life which led her at many times to suicide.
3.1 .The Protagonist’s Madness and the Woman initiate mental Illness
Sylvia Plath describes her long term depression that blocks her mind her scope of…
SWK 565 Psychopathology
Name of Case: “Honey Bare”
Diagnosis: 301.13 (F34.0). Other specified Cyclothymic Disorder with insufficient duration and symptoms.
In correlation of Criteria A in the DSM 5, Honey Bare experienced many periods with hypomanic symptoms and enjoyed just about everything she did.
Every couple of months, Honey Bare would experience a week or two of not enjoying anything at all (Anhedonia).
Criteria E examines the fact that the diagnosis of Cyclothymic…
The introduction of psychopathy as a diagnosis may have been the result of the English Mental Health Act of 1959 that legally defined psychopathic disorder as a psychological disability requiring treatment that includes traits of aggressiveness or irresponsibility (Blackburn, 1988). The purpose of the legal definition of psychopathy was to differentiate between non-psychotic and psychotic criminals (Blackburn, 1988). However, the psychiatric field refuted this concept…
abuse to numb the symptoms which recycles back into the mental illness worsening. According to “What Does It Mean to Have a Dual Diagnosis”, (2015);
Most psychological illnesses seen in dual diagnosis, but not limited to are:
Bipolar disorder Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Depression Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Panic Anxiety Disorder Eating Disorders (including anorexia and bulimia)
Most drug addictions are:
False Memory Syndrome is a condition in which a memory of a traumatic experience is falsely believed to be true, having an impact on a person’s identity and relationships (Colman, 2008). While False Memory Syndrome can result in the recollection of any sort of traumatic experience from abduction by aliens to abuse by parental figures in childhood, it is most commonly as a result of sexual abuse (Santos & Costa, 2016). In fact, well-known psychologist Jean Piaget lived for several years with a…
this study was to specifically look at the consequences of emotional abuse and to determine if emotional regulation difficulties were specifically associated with abuse. The participants were given questionnaires that have been used to identify Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The results of the questionnaires showed that those who indicated that they had experienced emotional abuse also relate to symptoms of BPD. They both showed detachment of relationships, apathy and difficulty relating…
One of the specific emotions that has been strongly linked to borderline personality disorder (BPD) is shame. The purpose of this study was to examine whether BPD patients have a stronger reaction to shame after a shame-inducing exercise. The study also included women with major depressive disorder (MDD) and women for the healthy control group (HC). The study asked participants to rate the intensity of various emotions after being read potentially shameful situations. These emotions included…
If I could, I would rename Part One of Skin Game “The History of My Skin.” This would be a good title for this section because it it gives a the most background on Caroline Kettlewell’s life. It describes her struggle with anorexia and self-mutilation, her sort of broken family background, and her teenage years.
Then I would title the final chapter “Closing Wounds.” This chapter is very short, but packs an emotional punch. It talks about how she just stopped one day, that after two…
Name: Norma Jeane Mortenson (Marilyn Monroe)
Date of Birth: Marilyn Monroe was born as Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. She was the daughter of Gladys Pearl Baker and the identity of her father remains uncertain.
Date of Death: On August 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead at her home in Los Angeles, California. The cause of her death was ruled as a drug overdose as an empty bottle of sleeping pills was located near her bed. She was 36 years old at the time…