Mental Illness : Charles Lachenmeyer And Kay Redfield Jamison
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Introduction; There has been e several different cases with a mental illness; a lot of individuals have suffered throughout their lives. Some are more severe than the others. Two-mantel illnesses are bipolar disorder and schizophrenia disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that brings severe high and low moods and changes in sleep, energy, thinking, and behavior. In other words manic depression, people with this disorder haves period in which they feel overly happy and energized other times feeling sad, hopeless, and sluggish. Schizophrenia on their other hand is a severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. Individuals with this disorder may seem like they have lost touch with reality.…show more content…
While going to college her anxiety increased, there were times, when she had thoughts of suicide, she felt helpless, other times happier than usual, and calmer. She was put on medication to contain her mood; there were times when she didn’t want to go on medication. However her depression became worst, so she decided to take lithium, during this process she would constantly have thoughts of suicide. Key Redfield decided to talk to Charles Lachenmeyer and wanted to know more about schizophrenia because she was writing a book on mantel illness, it was her way to cope with her mantel illness, bipolar. They only difference she finished her degree and stick to being a doctor, unlike Charles she wondered why so she interviewed him.
Key Redfield: Hi my name is key how are you feeling today?
Charles Lachenmeyer: Hi key my name is Charles I am feeling good today thanks to you, how about you, what can I do for you today?
Key Redfield: Thank you for asking, I am also good and yes you can help me I am writing a book about mental illness, and I have heard you have schizophrenia am I wrong?
Charles Lachenmeyer: Why do you care what have, what is your concern about it? Are you from the C.I.A too they have been after me for a while?
Key Redfield: No Mr.