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  1. 1. Themes Addressed<br />In Our Thriller Opening<br />
  2. 2. Subject Matter <br /><ul><li>Paranoia
  3. 3. Possessed children
  4. 4. Victim of harassment and stalking
  5. 5. Child separation
  6. 6. Adoption</li></li></ul><li>Paranoia<br /><ul><li>Paranoia is a thought process believed to be heavily influenced by anxiety or fear, often to the point of irrationality and delusion.
  7. 7. Being paranoid means being suspicious without reason, and believing that others are trying to harm you in some way.
  8. 8. Everyone can be mistrustful at times, particularly if life hasn't treated him or her well. But people who are prone to paranoia always dread some forthcoming attack or betrayal.
  9. 9. In milder forms, the person has some insight into what's going on and realises their suspicions might be groundless. In extreme forms, they can't distinguish reality from fantasy.
  10. 10. Paranoid thinking typically includes persecutory beliefs concerning a perceived threat towards oneself. Historically, this characterisation was used to describe any delusional state.</li></li></ul><li>Adoption <br /><ul><li>Adoption involves the creation of the parent-child relationship between individuals who a family.
  11. 11. Adoption is a way of providing new families for children who cannot be brought up by their natural parents not naturally so related. The adopted child is given the rights, privileges, and duties of a child and heir by the adoptive.
  12. 12. Major issues triggered by adoption are loss, rejection, guilt and grief.
  13. 13. Apart from these there is lack of intimacy in the new relationship. There is a feeling of loss of control
  14. 14. At this time there is an acute awareness of being adopted. There is a drive toward liberation accompanied by the determination to develop one’s own identity. Adoption is a life stressor affecting the overall personality of an individual and has a major impact on the rest of his or her life.</li></li></ul><li>Stalking <br /><ul><li>Stalking is a form of mental assault, in which the perpetrator repeatedly, unwontedly, and disruptively breaks into the life-world of the victim, with whom they have no relationship or no longer have!
  15. 15. Stalkers may use threats and violence to frighten their victims.
  16. 16. Stalking can be a terrifying experience for victims, placing them at risk of psychological trauma and physical harm.
  17. 17. The nonpsychotic stalkers' pursuit of victims can be influenced by various psychological factors, including anger, hostility, projection of blame obsession, dependency, minimization, denial, and jealousy.
  18. 18. Rejected stalkers pursue their victims in order to reverse, correct, or avenge a rejection (e.g. divorce, separation, termination).
  19. 19. Resentful stalkers pursue a vendetta because of a sense of grievance against the victims – motivated mainly by the desire to frighten and distress the victim.</li></li></ul><li>Child Separation <br /><ul><li>For children it can be very difficult to tell the difference between a temporary and a permanent goodbye. It is often because of this that children suffer from separation anxiety.
  20. 20. Brothers and sisters separated from each other in foster care experience trauma, anger, and an extreme sense of loss.
  21. 21. Research suggests that separating siblings may make it difficult for them to begin a healing process, make attachments, and develop a healthy self-image Indeed, because of the mutual affection they share, separated siblings often feel they have lost a part of themselves.
  22. 22. The bond between brothers and sisters is unique — it is the longest lasting relationship most people have, longer than the parent/child or husband/wife relationship.
  23. 23. Separating siblings in foster care or through adoption adds to their emotional burden, they must experience the grieving process all over again.</li></li></ul><li>Demonic possession <br /><ul><li>The control over a human by a malevolent supernatural being or evil spirit. Descriptions of demonic possessions often include erased memories or personalities, convulsions, “fits” and fainting as if one were dying.
  24. 24. Influenced or controlled by a powerful force such as a strong emotion.
  25. 25. Demonic possession is not recognized as a psychiatric or medical diagnosis.
  26. 26. There are many psychological ailments commonly misunderstood as demonic possession, particularly dissociative identity disorder. In cases of dissociative identity disorder in which the alter personality is questioned as to its identity.
  27. 27. 29% are reported to identify themselves as demons,] but doctors see this as a mental disease called demonomania or demonopathy, a monomania in which the patient believes that he or she is possessed by one or more demons</li></li></ul><li>Define evil <br />Evil is defined as something that is immoral, causes pain or harm, is offensive, or threatening. In many cultures evil is a broad term used to describe what are seen as subjectively harmful deeds.<br />
  28. 28. By Valerie <br />