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    it an accident overdose or suicide. Who was Marilyn Monroe and what mental illness did she suffer from? A terrible childhood that lead to a successful but pained adulthood. Did she suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, because of the alleged rape as a child? Or was she just like her mother and grandmother and suffered from paranoid schizophrenia. Was she like many actress in the limelight and had Bi-polar and borderline personality disorder. Maybe she suffered from all four mental disorders. No one truly knows what was really happing to Marilyn Monroe, but in…

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    Throughout his life, Tennessee Williams, had many encounters with mental illness in his family. In his play A Streetcar Named Desire, he projected many of these disorders he encountered in his life onto his characters that he created in the play. The play implies that these characters could have some of these mental illnesses, particularly the main character of the play, Blanche DuBois. Signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are shown in her…

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    concept of Complex Trauma Disorder and its implications. Intolerant of the currently defined diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), she decides to rename it. Herman believes that the existing definition for PTSD is inaccurate, or as she asserts “does not fit accurately enough” (119). The present criteria for this diagnosis results from those who have survived “circumscribed” traumatic events, which includes rape, disaster, and combat. These are simply archetypes. Herman argues that…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is caused by Psychological Changes in the Brain People who have been in combat overseas and have been involved in a traumatic or life threatening event often come home with some form of PTSD. Most soldiers will lie and tell people they do not have PTSD that they are fine. For those people who fear the stigma of PTSD following them the rest of their career. Scientific research will show Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is caused by psychological changes in the brain…

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    Abstract Main character from the film “Benny & Joon” directed by Jeremiah Clechkik displays numerous symptoms indicating a mental illness. The symptoms narrowed down to three main categories: schizophrenia, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The acknowledgement of a specified disordered is not given during the film. Throughout the paper, referencing details from the film, characters will be analyzed concerning their mental illness. Keywords:…

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    Support Group Model

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    They typically report alterations in affect regulation, consciousness, self-perception, perception of the perpetrator, interpersonal relations and in systems of meaning Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is usually co-morbid with PTSD (Connor, 2008). Client would benefit from the HEALTH model. Having a supportive therapist; Ensuring personal safety; Assisting with daily functioning; Learning to manage core PTSD symptoms (self-regulation); Treating complex PTSD symptoms; and Having patience…

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    Boom, Boom, Boom. Gunshots, blood and screams. Your head is pounding. Your hands are trembling. Your heart is beating. You are going to die. But then, you wake up and realize that it was just a nightmare. Unfortunately, returning war veterans are unable to wake up from this nightmare because they are living it. These night terrors are just one of the symptoms of the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder war veterans are cursed with. “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex anxiety disorder…

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    condition, medication, drugs or alcohol.” Unlike popular belief, PTSD is not just an anxiety disorder and in actuality represents a much deeper issue for people who suffer from it with symptoms of PTSD including: anxiety, difficulty sleeping, increased aggression towards others, flashbacks and difficulty concentrating. (American Psychiatric Association) These symptoms usually go away with…

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    Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder triggered by experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. This disorder was officially introduced in 1980 when it was added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, otherwise known as DSM. This manual contains criteria used to classify and diagnose mental disorders. Before it’s addition to the DSM, it had been noted in military personnel for centuries. PTSD’s symptoms and conditions can be traced back as…

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    In “Buried Above The Ground,” three individuals from different backgrounds, ethnicities, and geographical locations develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A common misconception about PTSD is that it afflicts only war veterans; however, in this documentary the exact opposite is analyzed through the lens of not only a war veteran, but also a survivor of domestic violence and another individual who survived a natural disaster. Although the symptoms manifest themselves differently in each…

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