Every year 30,000 Americans will commit suicide (All About Suicide). Because they are likely to suffer from a mental illness, particularly severe depression (Suicide). Depression is one of the most treatable mental disorders, and one of the under diagnosed and under recognized. This is a serious mood disorder that affects a person's ability to function in everyday activities. It affects how that person works, family life, and social life (All About Suicide).
“Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disease. Approximately 1 percent of all populations develop schizophrenia during their lifetime. In the vast majority of cases, onset of the illness occurs between the ages of 15 and 25, making schizophrenia the single biggest cause of permanent disability starting in youth. Schizophrenia causes around 10 percent of patients to suicide, usually before the age of 30. This makes the illness a major cause of youth suicide, and responsible for more deaths than AIDS, SIDS and MS combined.” (NISAD: A S... ... middle of paper ... ...eeks or even a few days.
Schizophrenia is usually confused with split personality. Schizophrenia is a psychosis, a type of mental illness in which a person cannot tell what is real from what is imagined in their heads. At times, patients with psychotic disorders lose touch with reality and just perceive in what they see and what they believe is true. For many patients, the world may seem like a jumble of confusing thoughts, images, and sounds surrounding them. The behavior of people with schizophrenia may be very strange and even shocking towards other people who don’t know the patient.
Diagnosis for a treatment is difficult because it takes time to disengage the interacting effects of substance abuse and the mental illness. It may also be difficult for substance abusers to be accommodated at home and it may not be tolerated in the community of residents of rehabilitation programs. The author states, that they end up losing their support systems and suffer frequent relapses and hospitalizations (Agnes B. Hatfield, 1993). Furthermore, mental illness and drug addiction are conditions that often occur together. This is a person who has two brain disorders that influence one another, and which both need treatment.
The main cause of mental illness has been confusing because there are multiple components of causes with various correlates. In order to make clear of this confusion, the present essay explores the causes of mental illness primarily found inside the individual, outside the individual and is a combination of the two. It is concluded that the causes of mental illness are primarily found a combination of the inside and outside causes. Mental illness is the condition that significantly impede with an individual’s emotional, cognitive or social abilities (Savy and Sawyer, 2009). According to (Savy and Sawyer, 2009) neurological, metabolic, genetic and psychological causes are contributing factors for various types of mental illness like depression, schizophrenia, substance abuse and progression of condition.
This is definitely a serious problem. Then we zoom in on the suicide statistics for young people. The numbers are depressing. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among the younger generation. Each year 4,400 young people die from suicide.
(Atkins) Type II bipolar is described by someone have recurrent episodes of major depression and at least one hypomanic episode. (Atkins) This ... ... middle of paper ... ...arning and understanding a person with bipolar disorder. While you will never know what they are going through, you can do your best to understand. In conclusion, bipolar disorder is a serious condition if not treated, but with the right tools and how advanced research has come, it is manageable. Though it is not a well-known mental illness, and there is no cure for it right now, it can be a very important and dangerous one.
What is the common? What separates them? When it comes to the two schizophrenia and the bystander effect have very little in common. Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder that makes a human has delusions where the bystander effect is when an event is when an event happens and how a person reacts to it. Schizophrenia usually has a mental reaction that is usually recognizable for being well… delusional and not by choice.
Negative symptoms include lack of activity, anhedonia, and loss of interest. Positive symptoms include disorganized speech, hallucinations, and delusions experiences (1). Individuals with schizophrenia commonly experience a disorder in their perception. Their surroundings are unreal and their external sensory environment seems different from what they previously knew. In fact, their perceptions become derailed; misinterpreting situations and the chronology of events.
According to one study, 90 percent of suicidal teenagers believed their families did not understand them. Young people reported that when they tried to tell their parents about their feelings of unhappiness or failure, their mother and father denied or ignored their point of view (1). Suicide can be prevented; in fact, suicide prevention has saved over ten percent of teens who have tried to attempt suicide (1). In this paper I will prove that although, suicide is a serious epidemic amongst teens in the U.S., it can also be prevented. "I'm depressed."