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    The Andrea Yates Bill was voted in by the Texas legislature in 2003. The bill mandated that all prenatal care providers must inform new mothers of resources. Resources that would be able to help them if they ever found themselves experiencing postnatal depression or other related illnesses. Yates’s attorney called the Yates case as a real eye opener for the nation in regards to mental illness” (pg. 1954). I agree with the attorney’s above description of Yates’s case. When she fell prey to postnatal psychosis, Yates transformed into a monster because she had no one to help her fight the mental illness. Being left to raise five kids while being isolated from the outside world, Andrea felt no one was there to help her and she was left all alone. If Yates had someone there to help her and if she had tried to get out more, she would have remained a mother rather than transforming into a…

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    Chlorpromazine (CPZ) is an antipsychotic drug. Antipsychotics are drugs that are utilized to regard side effects of psychosis, for example, daydreams (for instance, hearing voices), visualizations, neurosis, or befuddled considerations. They are utilized as a part of the treatment of schizophrenia, extreme gloom and serious tension. Antipsychotics are additionally helpful at settling scenes of madness in individuals with Bipolar Disorder. Chlorpromazine is utilized for Schizophrenia and…

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    More mental health hospital beds are occupied by people with schizophrenia than any other illness. There are more Americans with schizophrenia than there are residents of North Dakota and Wyoming combined. One percent of the population (3.2 million Americans) will develop schizophrenia in their lifetime. But about three out of a hundred people will experience a psychotic episode at some point in their life. Because Schizophrenia is so widespread it is important that people can recognize and…

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    I. Over view of anti-psychotics Antipsychotics are used primarily to help treat people who suffer from hallucinations or dilations. This includes individuals who suffer from Schizophrenia, Bi polar disorder, Dementia or unipolar depression. Antipsychotics can be broken down in to two different categories, Atypical and Typical however they tend to work similarly over all. The main standing difference between the two categories is that atypical antipsychotics block dopamine and have an effect on…

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    Michael did not seem to be aware of the situation. He stated “I don’t understand why the group home brought me in here, I was just talking to the psychiatrist, and then they brought me here”. His motor activity was restless, he was observed fidgeting, shaking his legs, standing up and pacing. Michael speech was pressured, but coherent. Michael’s mood was irritable, anxious, and depressed; he seemed to want to get the assessment over with. His affect however seemed to be appropriate to thought.…

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    Delusional Disorder, also known as psychosis, is a disorder that which a person cannot tell what is real from what is imagined. People with this type of disorder tend to think that things and people are always out to get them. They jump at the fear of their own shadows and are always constantly thinking that people are trying poison or kill them. They are afraid that people will deceive them, conspire against them, or love them from a distance. What could have happened in a dream may be a…

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    Swan Lake is a popular ballet in which a girl is cursed and turned into a white swan. To return back to a normal state, the girl must find her prince. The white swan found her prince, but a mirror image of the girl, the black swan, tricked the prince. The white swan, having saw this trickery, knows she will never be freed of the curse because of this sabotage and kills herself. This story is included within the movie, Black Swan, not only as a production within, but also as a full encompassing…

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    Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that 1% of the population is affected by. That would be about 51 million people around the world that possess schizophrenia. James Regan says, “It’s not something you catch or something someone does to you, it’s a disease only we don’t know exactly what causes it.” There are different types of schizophrenia. There is delusions, disorganized speech, strange behavior, withdrawn, and lifeless mind. Delusions, is explained as someone who has held believes that are…

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    All Actions Have a Reason: An Understanding of Postpartum Psychosis in The Book of Margery Kempe Studies have found that postpartum psychosis appears in about one in every five hundred childbearing women a few weeks after they deliver. Postpartum psychosis is much more sever and rare than postpartum depression, someone with this illness may develop hallucinations, delusional beliefs, manic episodes, paranoia, obscured thinking, and have a dramatic change of behavior. In Margery Kempe’s book,…

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    In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Hamlet displays clear signs of a struggle with Schizophrenia all throughout his plight following his father’s death. Among these are episodes of intense hallucination and illusion, those being during the visits of the ghost, some misguided thoughts and a loose grasp of reality, and the shifts and diction chosen in his soliloquies. In general, Hamlet displays a peculiarity and isolated nature about himself which is identical to that of a typical schizophrenic. Someone…

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