Week 11

DEA warns of sharp increase in fake prescription pills laced with fentanyl and meth (msn.com) The resource I have chosen for this week is this article about laced prescription pills. Fentanyl has been a drug that has plagued the United States for quite some time now. Many people do not know that the drugs they […]

A Fun Thing I Found Whilst Working On My Digital Project

So for my digital project, I had chosen the classic book, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, for one of my sources. I was looking for pictures to implement into my project to make it more pretty, right? I’m pretty sure that we have all heard of the game Animal Crossing, correct? If not,Continue reading “A Fun Thing I Found Whilst Working On My Digital Project”

The Black Swan: Society’s Negative Impact Upon the Mental Health of Women

A Project By: Erica Banks for History of Mental Health (HIST. 471) “Madness is a lot like gravity…all it takes is one little PUSH.” The Joker, The Dark Knight (2008) Throughout history, society has remained a prominent factor regarding the mental health of women. It is no surprise that its devastating effects upon the perceptions,Continue reading “The Black Swan: Society’s Negative Impact Upon the Mental Health of Women”

My Digital Essay

I have worked on a digitally enhanced research essay this semester on the topic of colonial hysteria (more commonly known as conversion disorder today), and how the symptoms were viewed as signs of bewitchment in the Salem Witch Trials. You can CLICK HERE to view my essay.

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