Long Term Rehabilitation for D...

Addiction to being sober for long is not a cakewalk. It takes a lot of courage, determination and strength to achieve it. If you have been a drug or alcohol addict and you are over it now then thank and congratulate yourself because you deserve one. If you are not able to get over it […]

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BIPOLAR DISORDER FACTS

This blog is a compilation of the common questions asked by patients with bipolar disorder and their family members.  It is completely for the knowledge, short-term recovery, and most importantly to imbibe self-confidence for the individuals that – You’re not alone! I read that ‘people with bipolar disorder can’t switch to normal life again‘ is […]

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What is sniffing addiction?

Sniffing is an act of inhaling substance right from the container of the substance. Sniffing involves either pouring or spraying a substance on a cloth and holding that soaked cloth to the nose or placing it in the mouth. And bagging is where fumes from the substance are trapped in a bag and then held […]

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Celebrities with Bipolar Disor...

‘Like seriously!!!???’ We do say “what?!”, “really!?”, “OMG!!!”; when we are surprised. When we know something new we are surprised, and when we know about the famous faces, this expression is magnified and the news goes viral. Especially celebrities with an illness like bipolar disorder. Do these faces look familiar to you? Yes, these faces […]

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Ice Addiction

Crystal meth, commonly known as ice, is now considered one of the most dangerous drugs (Ice addiction). Ice is the purest form of the drug methamphetamine. Smoking ice is considered to be the most addictive form of intake. It causes severe damage, both physical and mental, to the abuser. Like any other form of addiction, […]

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Schizophrenia Symptoms

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is not to be ignored! Do you know people affected with schizophrenia tend to become so suspicious that they go the extent of believing that medications can cause them harm?

 

It is estimated that 50 percent of the people can lead normal lives with schizophrenia, while 50 % need family or a medical support. The hard fact lies in that there is a poor awareness about this psychiatric disorder and moreover caregivers can suffer more than the suffering individuals.

 

Schizophrenia is not curable, but if left undiagnosed, this condition can worsen. It could  get the person to cause harm to self and to others. An early detection of the disorder through the signs or symptoms can help the person to manage schizophrenia and live a normal life. Here are few ways to look after if your loved one is battling schizophrenia.

Possible signs of Schizophrenia

 

Whether related to social or occupational or work-related or interpersonal matters, schizophrenia exhibits both positive and negative symptoms along with cognitive symptoms and mood symptoms. But whatever the condition is, it is bad for your loved one’s life. Know the signs of schizophrenia today and help your close one with the best treatment for this disorder-

 

Positive symptoms of schizophrenia

    • Hallucinations- Often schizophrenics, tend to feels, hear or smell things which sometimes others fail to do. They often hear voices in their heads which make them to talk to someone out of their hallucination.

 

  • Delusions of grandeur- Delusions are those strange beliefs that make the person affected by schizophrenia to feel like as if someone is watching them relentlessly.
  • Disorganized speech and behavior- People suffering from schizophrenia have a hard time in organizing their thoughts and speech. They cannot follow the speech along when someone is talking to them.

 

 

Negative symptoms of schizophrenia

  • Affective flattening- People with schizophrenia doesn’t show up a full range of expression of emotions unlike others do. This is what called as affective flattening.
  • Reduced motivation levels– They face trouble in concentrating and the decrease in the motivation levels causes them to act in a way of self-directed purposeful activities.

 

Apart from these, the person also comes across poor cognitive symptoms such as attention memory disorders and other mood symptoms such as suicidal thoughts and helplessness.

Schizophrenia Treatments

 

People with schizophrenia lose interest in things. One of the common examples is a lack of self-interest in hygiene and grooming. These signs can be hard to find, especially in cases of teenagers, because of the reason that teens have big emotional mood swings between highs and lows. Also, depression has the same symptoms as that of schizophrenia.

Schizophrenics might not show any feelings or not talk much, but their voice can look flat when they talk like they do not have any emotions. This is the state of emotionless in them.

Research studies show that family support is vital to help their family member dealing with schizophrenia manage the symptoms of the disorder. If and so you feel your loved is fighting badly in managing the signs of schizophrenia, help them get the best treatment that can aid them in dealing with fighting the illness.

 

For a quality recovery treatment, contact Cadabam’s today or call @+91 96111 94949 to consult with our best counselors.

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