An individual’s brain functions differently than a normal human’s mind. There are many symptoms and signs a person goes through with Schizophrenia. Ev... ... middle of paper ... ...ple an individual may begin to take off his/her clothes and not see anything wrong. But in reality the patient’s brain is becoming more and more affected with this mental disorder. However many humans living with Schizophrenia might reach the limit of having to be admitted in a mental hospital due to the individual getting out of control.
The paper will discuss the schizophrenia disorder in detail, causes, risk, signs & symptoms, and treatments of it. Discussion Details about the disorder Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has disturbed people all through the history. Individuals who have this disorder might hear voices that people who do not have this disorder might hear. The former assumes that other people are reading their minds, monitoring their views, or conspiring to hurt them (Lehman, Lieberman, Dixon, McGlashan, Miller, Perkins, & Kreyenbuhl, 2004). This can frighten people with the disease and make them reserved or tremendously nervous.
Second there is disruption to normal daily activities. Schizophrenics have trouble with daily functioning because of social difficulties and because everyday task become hard. Their delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts stop them from doing regular things. Thirdly there is drug and alcohol abuse. Many times suffers of Schizophrenia develop issues with drugs and alcohols in attempt to self-meditate, or relieve symptoms.
This does not automatically follow logically. Individuals with severe mental illness soften most times with homelessness because of their inability to accomplish daily tasks and earn money. Mental illness is serious and severe and can have a domino effect on one’s life and those surrounding the individual. The hand in hand relationship that homelessness shares with mental illnesses is disturbing. One of the many mental disorders that can lead to homelessness is Schizophrenia.
Moreover, people who develop the disorder seem to be disengaged from the common things in our lives such as working a job and having a relationship with others. There are many reasons why schizophrenia is one of the most bizarre and disabling types of mental disorders. ` Schizophrenia is a chronic psychotic disorder that is characterized by different disturbing behaviors that individuals suffer from. The characterized different disturbing behaviors associated with the disorder are emotional, thought, and perceptions on certain aspects of life. Individuals that suffer from schizophrenia seem too disengaged from society and are not able to perform some of the normal functions of life.
For many people schizophrenia is debilitating it is known to prevent an individual from being able to have a normal life (Koch, J. 2010). Hearing voices and having hallucinations are the two main symptoms and usually the reason for a person to seek help. Other symptoms include difficulty speaking and socializing, trouble displaying emotions and lack of overall day-to-day pleasures. Those with schizophrenia are often thought of being depressed by others (Koch, J.
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disorder that has affected people throughout the world. It has affected over 2.4 million American adults over the age of 18. (National Alliance on Mental Illness) “People with the disorder may hear voices other people don't hear. They may believe other people are reading their minds, controlling their thoughts, or plotting to harm them. This can terrify people with the illness and make them withdrawn or extremely agitated.” (National Institute of Mental Health) Schizophrenia has been around throughout history, back in the day people believed that those suffering from the illness were possessed by demons and they were feared.
With time, the person suffering will begin to feel more confident and secure about Being able to do things. Some health care professionals have noted that it is around the period that new problems can emerge, particularly if the family isn't prepared to grow with the person. The process of becoming independent in long but standing by the side of a person with schizophrenia and giving them love and support seems to be the only "true" cure.
However, when members of today’s society find out that they suffer from a mental illness such as depression, anxiety, or schizophrenia, they are automatically labeled as mentally unstable and untrustworthy in regards to safety, money, and loved ones (Sanz). This stigma on the mentally ill causes a lack of proper health care from the medical profession, discrimination, difficulty with employment, and criminalization. Depression, for example, is a prevalent mental illness that affects American adults. Accord... ... middle of paper ... ...oximately twenty percent are veterans. Discrimination, employment issues, criminalization, and the lack of proper health care are just a few of the main issues that result from the mental health stigma.
There is slight evidence to linkage between celiac disease patients and schizophrenia patients. That might be because c... ... middle of paper ... ... child is Rh-negative. Rh incompatibility can lead to hemolytic disease, which can lead to schizophrenia. Rh incompatibility can also lead to birth complications, such as hypoxia, which also can lead to brain damage, which can obviously lead to schizophrenia. So, in conclusion, schizophrenia is a highly complex disease that is not understood completely by anyone, but the enzyme COMT is being studied, and is seen as having a large influence on the development of schizophrenia.