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Troubled Artists: Creativity As A Catharsis

starry starry night! This is how I want to die" (Sexton, 1981). Like Sexton (1981), van Gogh utilized art as a catharsis while e...

Elements of Psychiatric Nursing Practice

who is the legal guardian, as this pertains to the legality of admitting a minor for psychiatric care. If the patient is accompani...

Program to Reduce Number of Medications Taken

As people grow older they tend to develop multiple physical illnesses and sometimes, mental illnesses or mental health problems. T...

Paranoia and Schizophrenia

p. 5). Nevertheless, the fact that a diagnostic criteria is listed in the book, detailed and complex, tends to encourage the perce...

A Review of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder As Reflected in the Movie Good As It Gets

habits are partially responsible for keeping him at arms length from the rest of the world. Considered for decades to be a diseas...

A 'Norman Bates' Analysis

studying the film Psycho, does Norman represent a typical psychopath? First, does Hitchcocks film create an accurate repres...

Literature and Male Cruelty

on love, but rather an arrangement. This book sheds light on the cruelty of arranged marriages, but things get worse. It is not me...

Mentally Illness Treatment in Geel, Belgium

seems that the seriously mentally ill must live in a hospital setting for their own safety and the safety of others. Yet, in Geel,...

What Leads to Homelessness?

are many people in the lower and middle income brackets who have little put away. If they have no credit, and no one to bail them ...

Overview of the Social Service Agency

into mainstream society. The WCC has completely removed the stigma of the developmentally disabled and positively changed the way...

A Comparison of The Snows of Kilimanjaro” and The Yellow Wallpaper

his insistence that he does not love her, is accounted for by the delirium which is affecting his mental faculties. However, the g...

Whites, Blacks, Mentally Ill, and Criminal Sentencing

are mentally ill. One of the questions that then arises from this data is, are the white mentally ill sentenced to incarceration ...

Substance Abuse and Schizophrenia Dual Diagnosis

In six pages this paper examines the counseling and therapeutic challenges of dual diagnosis particularly as it relates to mental ...

Questions on Health Care Delivery System in the U.S.

therefore, highly desirable to have a variety of types of LTC settings. Furthermore, alternatives to institutionalized care can o...

U.S. Day Treatment Mental Health Facilities and Demographics

of self-care, vocational training and community living so they might become integrated into society and acquire independent housin...

Disease and Sigmund Freud

In seven pages this paper discusses mental illness from the perspective of Sigmund Freud. Six sources are cited in the bibliograp...

The Theme of Violence in The Prince Of Tides

episode at some point in life. Depression often hits the elderly more than any other age group; however, with each passing ...

A Euthanasia Discussion

The pros and cons of assisted suicide and euthanasia are considered using the case studies of Oregon's 'Death With Dignity Act' an...

Articles by Fox and Levin and Rosenhan Critiqued

means always present. In any event, it...

Implications of New Dual Diagnosis Terminology

there are others as well (Glossary of Terms, 2004). For example, MICAA is an acronym for Mentally Ill, Chemical Abusers a...

Treatment and Evaluation Methods

In five pages these student submitted fictitious case studies examines how to evaluate treatment methods in clinical environments ...

Mind and Body Connection of Thomas Szasz

In five pages this research paper examines the correlation between the mind and body within the context of Dr. Thomas S. Szasz's T...

Child Abuse and Its Social Causes

In nine pages 3 student submitted case studies examine child abuse in terms of their social causes with alcoholism, pedophilia, ...

'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner and Insanity

In 5 pages this paper examines how the theme of insanity is depicted within the characterization of Emily and her mental illness. ...

Disabilities and Discrimination

In ten pages disabilities are considered in the forms of mental illness and dwarfism in a discussion of discrimination against peo...

Labeling and Deviant Behavior

In four pages this research paper relates labeling to deviant conduct and also applies the same concept to sexual deviance, drugs,...

Third Essay of The Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche Analyzed III

In five pages this paper examines the work's 3rd essay in a consideration of such issues as asceticism, religion, and mental illne...

Why Britney Spears May be Mentally Ill

episodes. While one might say that she is behaving in typical rock star fashion, the truth is that there is a great deal of dark b...

Concepts of Normality

symptoms" (Grohol, 2007). Diseases are more typically thought of as being related to a physical organ or system; the brain obvious...

Journal Article Summary

The journal article discusses Alfred Adler's theories and ideas about mental illness, neurotics, psychotics, and the importance of...