“WINNING IS ABOUT HEART, NOT JUST LEGS. IT’S GOT TO BE IN THE RIGHT PLACE.” – LANCE ARMSTRONG. Mr. Neo, 77-year-old male, premorbidly well adjusted, with family history of psychotic illness in brother, with no personal past history of mental illness suddenly developed redness
“WE CAN’T HELP EVERYONE, BUT EVERYONE CAN HELP SOMEONE.” – RONALD REAGAN. A 67-year-old female patient was referred to tertiary care hospital for a second opinion regarding a severe treatment-resistant depression. She was first referred to the department of psychiatry. Because she also suffered from
“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return. ” – Leonardo da Vinci. Our patient a 29-year-old, graduate from middle socioeconomic status and urban Asian
“Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln. A 30 year old woman was brought with chief complain of profuse vomiting and nausea after attempting suicide with 8 Acetaminophen pills. The patient appeared tired, sad, her hair was messy and her clothes were rumpled. Throughout the interview
“My brain hums with scraps of poetry and madness.” – Virginia woolf. Case study. Ms. Edith was a 29-year-old woman with no personal or family history of psychiatric disorders, who was admitted to the hospital in February of 2011 with a 4-week history of episodes
“Never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved.” – Ludwig van Beethoven. Case study. Peter was a 21-year-old, who presented to our facility for his second psychiatric hospitalization. He was discharged one week prior after a 30-day stay with a diagnosis of cannabis-induced psychotic disorder.