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1: Parents and Childhood | .Parents divorced when he was only 8 years old .Kurt made his father promised not to remarry but to no avail .Kurt witnessed his mother being abused by her boyfriend on numerous occasions. .Resented his father and step mother. .Became a bully at school and at home .dropped out of school to become the school's janitor .mother kicked him out; was homeless at the age of 17 .Three family members died from suicide

2: Adult Experiences | -Became a huge rock icon -Hated his newfound fame -Married Courtney Love -Had a child

3: Substance Abuse | -Major heroin addiction - Alcoholism -consumed large amounts of LSD

4: Medical History | -complained of a stomach pain that couldn't be diagnosed | Depression | -ADHD and Bipolar disorder

5: -Distrust with his father probably led to detachment from his audience -Stomach pains contributed to his heroin use and addictive/self destructive behavior. -Looked for a nurturing mother figure. | Personality Development

6: Personality Development | Horney - Personality is effected by:Society, Childhood Relationships, and Reaction to Anxiety Freud -relationship with parents -Oral Phase -Defencse Mechanism:displacement

7: Possible Disorder | Axis 1: Bipolar Axis 2: Depression Axis 3: stomach pains, heroin and alcohol use Axis 4: dramatic shift from a stable family to a broken home, homeless, struggling with fame

8: Possible Disorders cont. | Axis 5: (41-50) .Shows suicidal tendencies. .Suicide attempts. .Was not able to hold down a job pre-Nirvana. .Bandmates say he was sometimes distant

9: Therapy | Cognitive Therapy .Used to change depressed thoughts and negative statements. .Cobain mainly exhibits depression which is what cognitive therapy focuses on.

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  • Title: Kurt Cobain
  • Josh Little and Jason Luna
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  • Started: over 5 years ago
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