Essays Tagged: "Postpartum depression"

It's a story about "The Necklace," written by Maupassant. I got an A on the paper.

ssion, voices and visions started after her first son. After her fourth son, she was diagnosed with postpartum depression. She had many attempted suicides to her own life. Doctor's had diagnosed her a ...

(3 pages) 164 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Analysis of "the yellow wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman.

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman is a dramatic story about a woman who is suffering from postpartum depression. The story illustrates the subjugated role of women prior to the feminist move ... he Yellow Wallpaper is a woman named Jane, who recently gave birth which lead to her development of postpartum depression. "She is an imaginative, creative woman living in a society that views women w ...

(5 pages) 303 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


norexia, schizophrenia, alcoholism, borderline personality disorder, impulsive aggressive behavior, postpartum depression, PMS, social phobia, pedophilia, migraine headaches, and anxiety disorder (App ...

(2 pages) 104 2 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Postpartum Mood Disorder

Postpartum Mood DisorderExtreme sadness and crying, shame, anger, lack of self confidence, suicidal ... associated with the birth of a child; however for 400,000 women a year, this is the reality of the postpartum period. It is estimated that one in three new mothers will develop symptoms of postpartum ... triking within the first year of giving birth. All women of childbearing age should be aware that a postpartum mood disorder can strike any woman after delivery regardless of whether they are a first- ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"The Yellow Wallpaper" The Downfall Of A Young Woman By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

arlotte Perkins Gilman might be called a diagnosis and treatment plan that forces a new mother from postpartum depression into postpartum psychosis ( When reading this short story, one mus ... han just stress and a slight nervous condition. Today the narrator would probably be diagnosed with postpartum depression. To recover from a mental illness, the correct diagnosis is extremely importan ...

(4 pages) 185 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Yellow Wallpaper

The "Yellow Wallpaper" is an account of a woman who sinks into postpartum depression after having a child. The reader is privy to the gradual descent into madness ...

(1 pages) 100 3 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How might professional workers misuse power in ways that are harmful to clients? Describe ways that the potential for power misuse could be minimised.

a chemical disturbance in the brain (p150). Therefore many women who are suffering from Post Natal Depression feel that medical help is inappropriate and that it can lead to them being labelled 'ment ... e of her husband's job. Gwen, her sister-in-law visits, and having seen an article about post natal depression in the newspaper prior to her visit, comes to the conclusion that Jenny is suffering from ...

(7 pages) 92 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Descent into Postpartum Psychosis; This is a nine page research essay on the short story "The Yellow Wallpaper" We had to do an analysis on the story and use third person.

ness seriously; he just says it is a temporary "nervous disorder." A nervous disorder is now called postpartum depression. Postpartum depression is an episode of despair that some women go through aft ... ng birth. If left untreated or misdiagnosed, it turns into a more severe case of depression, called postpartum psychosis. Although postpartum psychosis is extremely rare today because it is diagnosed ...

(11 pages) 92 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Postpartum depression and child development: An investigation of mothers and fathers as sources of risk and resilience

Written for my "Child Development" class this paper is a journal review of an article dealing with postpartum depression of mother's and father's being a influence on child temperment. The "article" ... e on child temperment. The "article" is fully cited in case one want to read it themselves. Enjoy...Postpartum depression and child development: An investigation of mothers and fathers as sources of r ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis

Abstract Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis are all related to being a new mother; however they a ... hers; they are temporary lasting about a week and are considered a normal part of early motherhood. Postpartum Depression lasts longer and is more intense than the blues. Postpartum Psychosis is the m ... severe form of Postpartum Depression. It is very rare and requires immediate treatment.Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression and Postpartum PsychosisThis paper shall examine Baby Blues, Postpartum Depres ...

(3 pages) 87 1 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Analysis of "The Yellow WallPaper"

he Yellow Wallpaper", written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In this story Gilman uses the narrator's postpartum depression as a way to disguise the point she is trying to make. The symbolism of "The Ye ... ciety at that time. John does not believe that his wife is sick, while she is really suffering from postpartum depression. He neglects to listen to his wife's thoughts, feelings and health through his ...

(5 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Yellow Wallpaper"

it becomes a tiresome disturbing period that is now popularly understood to be the common disorde; postpartum depression. For example, Jane describes herself as feeling a "lack of strength" (Gilman, ... nally, she says, "I cry at nothing and cry most of the time" (Gilman, 23).Nevertheless, as the term postpartum depression was not in the language of this time period, John, Jane's husband and doctor, ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Post Partum Depression in "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte P. Gilman, due to the misunderstanding and ineffective treatments of postpartum depression, at the time, the narrator's mental health diminishes dramatically. Similarly, ...

(9 pages) 82 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay about "The Yellow WallPaper"

ssures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression - a slight hysterical tendency - what is one to do? 5)She states that the paper she is wr ... on her sanity and getting more paranoid towards the end of the story as she suffers from post-natal depression. The woman trapped behind the 'bars' of the pattern on the wall paper seems to be the nar ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The New Mother's Freedom"

o nothing. The mother is most likely suffering from heavy depression after childbirth, often called postpartum depression. Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote a short story entitled "The Yellow Wall-Paper ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Postpartum Depression ?Postpartum Depression? So you think that motherhood is supposed to be one of the greatest moments of ... pposed to be one of the greatest moments of your life and it?s not? Well, you may be suffering from Postpartum Depression.It wasn?t until the last decade or so that postpartum depression was even noti ... one to know that she may be suffering from depression and that she wants to deal with it on her own.Postpartum Depression occurs three to 14 days after the birth. This is not just a ?mood? or ?feeling ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Insanity Represented by Perkins and Faulkner

s it isn?t truly understood. Some illnesses can cause depression, and the birth of a baby can cause postpartum depression in some women (Major depression) .Ten to fifteen percent of women after the bi ... d from her child, although, the story never clearly stated whether this isolation was self-imposed (Postpartum Depression: Research, Causes, Symptoms and Treatments).Approximately one a thousand new m ...

(8 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Andrea Yates Trial

Andrea Yates was a mother of five, living in Texas, suffering from severe postpartum depression. One day she drowned her five children at home in her bathtub because she beli ... Many people believe that this plea is widely over used, when in fact it is very rarely used at all. Postpartum depression is also questioned by most on whether or not this disorder is characterized as ... . Some people I believe can be easily manipulated by their own religion. The jury should have taken postpartum depression into consideration because it is such a common disorder of new mothers. Until ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide


Some women develop forms of depression after childbirth. Postpartum Depression (PPD) can occur gradually or instantaneously after childbirth within the first ... rouble concentrating, anxiety, melancholy, lack of energy, and feelings of guilt and worthlessness. Postpartum depression often affects a woman's well-being and keeps her from functioning well for a l ... affects approximately 1 in 7 new mothers resulting in about 800,000 new cases each year. Of the new postpartum cases expected to be diagnosed this year, fewer than 15 % of mothers will receive treatme ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Andrea Yates - Innocent due to Mental Defect or Got Away with Murder?

their body. Unthinkable? Not for those suffering from severe depressions such as bi-polar disorder, postpartum depression or postpartum psychosis. Postpartum psychosis, a far more severe form of postp ... that if his wife became pregnant with a fifth child she could again sink into a dangerously severe postpartum depression. Yates, a 37-year-old NASA engineer, blamed his wife's lethal rage on incompet ...

(6 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health