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Holdens Diagnosis Holden Caulfeild is an adolescent of 17 who is having trouble in life Holden has a family that consists of a mother father older brother and a younger sister The older brothers name is DB and is a writer Holden admired DBs work until DB became a screenwriter in Hollywood Phoebe is Holdens younger sister he likes her just fine Holden isnt very involved with his parents and they return the favor Holden had a younger brother named Allie but he died when Holden was 13 from leukemiaSalinger39 This tragic event was hard for Holden because they were close and he dealt with it in an unpleasant way Holden has many acquaintances These include Ackley who is the annoying upperclassman at Pencey Prep and Luce who Holden knew from Whooton School and had fabulous sex talks with Holden also has a friend named Sally who he helped trim her Christmas tree When Holden was younger he went to a normal school which his little sister now attends Holden most currently attended Pencey Prep a boarding school in Pennsylvania He doesnt a very good relationship with schools Holden Caulfeild has a problem In fact he has more than one problem Holdens younger brother Allie whom he still talks to died when Holden was 13 After Allie died Holden was having trouble coping so his parents wanted him psychoanalyzed Instead they just sent him off to boarding schools so he probably feels rejected His older brother DB has betrayed Holden by selling his wonderful stories in Hollywood Holden failed 4 out of his 5 classes at his last school Pencey Prep and has been kicked out of at least 3 schoolsSalinger4 Holden also has what you could call an obsession with phoniness This distorts the way he sees the world and makes it difficult to love people I Doctor your name diagnose Holden Caulfeild with Oppositional Defiant DisorderODD ODD is a behavior disorder which may
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