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The Yellow Wall Paper By F. Scott Fitzgerald

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In the “Yellow Wall Paper” the main character the narrator tells of her life as she sees it beginning to spiral away from her. She starts to lose her sense of reality and realizes that the life she has been living may not have been one she really was happy with. One of the influences that puts her in the predicament that she is in is her husband John and his sister Jane. Through the narrators eyes we will try see what possible diagnoses could be the cause of her mental illness. What possible treatments could have been used. I believe the narrator definitely suffered from a combination of mental illnesses. One for certain was depressive disorders. There are several forms of depression and many people who suffer from a depressive illness do not seek treatment. But the majority, even those with severe cases of depression, can get better with treatment. Either through medications, psychotherapies, herbalist care, and many other treatments. One form of depression is major depression that can have severe symptoms that interfere with a person’s ability to sleep, work, eat, and enjoy life. Persistent depressive disorder is depressed moods that last for a least two years. Some forms of depression are slightly different, or they may develop under unique circumstances. Psychotic depression can occur when a person has severe depression plus some form of psychosis, such as having disturbing false beliefs or delusions and hallucinations. Which the narrator starts to display
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