Psychology Project- Perks of being a Wallflower -...

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+Psychology 107 RWE #3Dr. SmallmanKelly DraySarah Kinne
+DescriptionA very avid reader, he excels in school yet has a hard time making lasting social connections due to his shy and introvert nature.Following the death of his aunt, whom he deeply loved, he finds it difficult to be emotionally vulnerable with others.In the movie Perks of Being a Wallflower, Charlie is an average adolescent in high school.
+DiagnosisAfter being molested by his Aunt Helen as a child and then being what he considers the cause of her death, Charlie develops PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.Required Symptoms for PTSDRequired Symptoms for PTSDRe-experiencing the event through memoriesAvoiding reminders of the traumaIncreased anxietyAdditional SymptomsAdditional SymptomsAnger/IrritabilityGuilt/shameSubstance AbuseDepressionSuicidal thoughts
+SymptomologyCharlie experiences flashbacks, increased anxiety, and avoidance of things that make him remember the events that transpired between himself and his aunt. He also encounters

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