Over 50% of people with schizophrenia are not receiving appropriate care. 90% of the people that aren’t receiving quality care are in developing countries. Schizophrenia by definition in DSM 5 is a mental disorder that makes it hard to tell the difference between what is real and what is not real, clearly think, have emotional responses that are normal, and to act normally in any social situations. There are many sub categories of schizophrenia like: catatonic, paranoid, disorganized, undifferentiated, and residual. However, I am simply stud... ... middle of paper ... ... Works Cited "Catatonic Schizophrenia."
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There are multiple medications that can help keep schizophrenia under control but it is still far from the requirements to develop a cure. “Schizo” meaning split and “phrenia” meaning mind. Together; the splitting of one’s mind. It is a devastating disorder that alters the mind into confusion on how to distinguish what is real and what is fake. Often time it prevents schizophrenics from doing normal day to day work.
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("NIMH • Bipolar Disorder", n.d., p. 4) Bipolar disorder not otherwise specified (BP-NOS) is diagnosed when symptoms of the illness exist but do not meet diagnostic criteria for either bipolar I or bipolar II. However, the symptoms are clearly out of the person’s normal range of behavior. ("NIMH • Bipolar Disorder", n.d., p. 4) The last type of bipolar disorder is cyclothymic disorder or cyclothymia which is a mild form of bipolar disorder. People with cyclothymia have episodes of hypomania as well as mild depression... ... middle of paper ... ...nd stable life. References Bipolar Disorder Help Guide - Helpguide.org.