Phycyatrist Notes Essay

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Session One: Today I met Miss Hazel Grace Lancaster. She is a very sweet 13 year old girl. She was just diagnosed with lung cancer and is being very strong for her and her parents. Her doctors made a miracle drug discovery called phalanxifor and it has saved her life. She was very quite and exhausted which is understandable considering she has just had the injections of the phalanxifor. She said she had the injections put into her body to please her parents as well as coming to these sessions. She is very irratated with her parents for making her come to these sessions and kept saying there was no use in her being here. She is angry and overwhelmed by the whole situation. She concluded by saying that her parents are also forcing her to start going to a cancer support group.
Treatment: I am going to precribe that she keeps getting the injections of phalanxifor as needed and that she gets her much needed rest from here on out because sleep heals all. I think that the Cancer support group her parents are enrolling her in would be a very wise decision considering her circumstances. She should stay social and active.
Session Two: It has been three years since I saw Hazel for the first time and she is now 16 years old. The phalanxifor has kept her alive but her lungs are still very weak and she has to carry around a oxygen tank with nubbins. She has told me she doesnt feel like talking, hanging with friends or really having and social interation. I can sense some depression and loneliness. She was very uninterested in being here and said that once again the only reason she was here was becuase her mother forced her to come. She has been going to cancer support group since she first started going and complained about having to go to that, being here and how she desperatly wanted to be left alone. She is clearly not the same sweet girl she once was. I am hoping she pulls through this stage of iscolation and elienation. We had to cut the session short so she could make it to support group.
Treatment: I am going to prescribe her with a "chill pill." It will calm and relax her. She was feisty and over exxagerative. She also looked quite tired, she needs to make sure she is getting enough rest. As said before rest heals all and rest will help with her cancer and overall health. She needs more than anything social interactions, not just support group but she needs her freinds and family surronding her.
Session Three: She came in today and was much more friendly and in a much better mood in comparison to our last session. She said she went to support group and although she does hate it, she didnt have a terrible time. She breifly mentioned meeting an interesting boy her age named Agustus Waters. She seems to...

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