ALCOHOL AND DEPRESSION TREATME...

A research journal published by  Hindawi says- The most common factor that generates alcohol addiction is depression. The individual who encounters depression often moves to alcohol abuse. Over the time the bond between depression and alcohol enhances to be an inseparable unit. Eventually, the individual becomes addicted. You might think it will ease the pain, […]

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My OCD Valentine

Am Geetha (name changed), a homemaker, mother of 2 children and wife of OCD survivor. On reading this you might have thought “how she could tell, her husband is an OCD”. this is the problem with our country and the same factor is the reason behind the lack of awareness. A straight and bold answer […]

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Foods for Reducing Alcohol Cra...

Alcohol addiction one of the most common mental health disorder in urban as well as rural areas. The journey towards quitting alcohol requires strength and resilience, right from the initial decision to quit and throughout the whole process. It is not only the nature of the addiction that makes the journey harder but also the […]

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What happens in your Brain dur...

Depression is a serious mental condition affecting the individual’s mood, feelings, thoughts and well being. They have changed their patterns of appetite and sleep. They would be unable to experience in pleasure in any activities and would possess a sense of hopelessness, helplessness, and worthlessness. These are all the observable changes in an individual with clinical […]

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Effective Ways to Reduce Your ...

Effective ways to reduce your alcohol consumption– Studies have always proven and doctors have always advocated that by reducing alcohol content you could live a long and a healthy life. But for a lot of us that it is a hard thing to achieve and on contrary we tend to consume large amounts of alcohol. […]

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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.

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