MORE THAN JUST A DISEASE RELAP...

Relapse can always bring a full stop to a refreshed curing therapy. What causes this to happen? As cited below through a few examples, are negative emotional states, physical discomfort, positive emotional states, conflicts with others etc.etc. Most important to remember is that relapse doesn’t mean that the treatment process is a failure or the […]

Read more
Alternative text

ECT- A prompt and effective cu...

It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

Read more
Alternative text

Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

Read more
Alternative text

Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

Read more
Alternative text

Recent Post How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore? It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the…….. Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary? A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities […]

Read more
Alternative text

Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms

Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms

Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms.

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder, in which the person may have disturbance in thoughts process, emotions, and behaviours.

Negative symptoms are where the individual may have lack of facial expression, have monotonous speech and would be monosyllabic. They may seem to be less interested in other people. They find it difficult experience pleasure or act spontaneously.

The person with schizophrenia may vary from symptoms. Like some individuals may experience negative symptoms at first and positive symptoms later on vice versa.

Negative symptoms:

The individual with schizophrenia tends to lack interest in activities. These symptoms are hard to recognize in teenagers because healthy adolescents also may have frequent mood swings.

  • Apathy: The individual may have absence of enthusiasm for activities that were interesting to them, for example their work or studies or entertaining activities such as sports. Likewise they may quit caring for themselves properly and decreased cleanliness and appearance are noticeable. They may feel hesitant to go out or even their room.
  • Emotion less or blunted: The individual may not react appropriately when they heard god news or bad news. For example laughing at sad news or feeling unhappy when hearing good news.
  • Decreased speech: The individual may have low interest in talking with others and they were unable to respond properly to a particular question. Lack of communication skills can affect individual ability to take part in all activities or find employment.
  • Social withdrawal: The individual may keep away from social contact and they have interest being alone. There is a difficulty with mingling the people around them.
  • Impaired attention: The individual may have trouble in concentrating on discussion and lack of concentration on even simple tasks.
  • Anhedonia: Anhedonia means unable to experience pleasure. The individuals may often feeling empty or hallow.
  • Laziness: The person may have difficulty in doing day today activities and also feeling tiredness frequently. This may cause them to spend a major time of the day in watching television.

Negative symptoms affect greatly on an individual’s quality of life and influence their ability to experience many of the life satisfying activities such as long term relationships, financial stability, and work. Call us now on +919611194949 for effective treatment options of schizophrenia.

Recent Post

How to find the best psychiatric hospital in Bangalore?

It also provides the facility for family members to stay along with the patient; who gives them a better understanding of the……..

Is Manic Depression Genetic/ Hereditary?

A chemical known as serotonin in the brain, has strong affects on an individual’s mood. The abnormalities in the serotonin chemistry…..

 Bhang Facts…..All you need to know about Bhang

Still due to a cultural and religious association with the preparations a small amount of usage has permission in certain places of…….

The Effects of Snorting Cocaine

It creates a sense of euphoria and increased energy in a person. The effect is almost immediate, which lures a person for a little…….

Getting prepared for the unknown future

I always turned to my brother whenever I had any significant decisions to make in my life. When my brother was diagnosed…………

Giving advice is wrong? You must be joking!!

When a friend or a family member would come to you to discuss an issue they are having, we are ready (always) to dispense our ……………..

How does a caregiver seek help when dealing with patients with…

Watching your loved one struggling to remember something or feel challenged to even perform simple daily task can become quite………..

How does one cope with Dementia? Is there a checklist that helps?

Keep a track of patterns which trigger or heighten the symptoms like confusion, agitation or irritation. This can include things……….

Marriage counselling, a good way to repair damaged relations

where most couples swear by ‘janam, janam ka bandhan’ socio-economic complexities are increasingly casting their shadows…….

Neurofeedback: An effective therapy to control brain functions

A conclusive evidence about its effectiveness is yet to emerge. Though in numerous cases it is found to be effective. Some experts…….

PPD can rob women of joys of motherhood, if left …

Although there are some known risk factors associated with the PPD it is very seldom that we find there is sufficient awareness……….

Seize the summer: Tips to keep your kids active for constant learning

You can plan a nature walk in areas near your home. Please be realistic about the distance they can walk without any trouble. The objective…………

Workplace Stress Management Linked to Employees Wellbeing and …

The manager or the employer can work for creation of a more conducive work atmosphere for optimal realization of employees’ potential….

What can I do if I know someone who is suicidal?

Atleast 8 lakh people die of suicide every year around the world. While that many die, there are 20 times more people who have………

What are the other medical problems associated with Dementia …

hings like fastening a button, switching on a light, picking up something or even walking becomes difficult without help. Although……….

 

DO YOU HAVE ANY ENQUIRIES ?