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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Types of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a serious medical condition which affects the individual’s normality how he/she thinks, speak, feels and act. The individual who encounters schizophrenia finds difficulty in correlating imaginary and reality. This can appear in various ways under various situations, in the same individual. The condition begins in late pre-adulthood or youthful adulthood.

 

Paranoid schizophrenia:
The most common subcategory of schizophrenia is the paranoid type or otherwise called paranoid schizophrenia or paranoid delusion. The individuals of this type intensively lose in psychosis which might vary in random intervals, causing the individual to lose touch with the real world with heavy fear and anxiety. Also, the same individual has a high chance of developing social withdrawal.

 

Symptoms:

  • Delusional Disorder.
  • Low Self-Esteem.
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder.
  • Psychosis.
  • Sleep Deprivation.

 

Hebephrenic Schizophrenia:

It’s also termed as disorganized schizophrenia in which the individual encounters illogical thoughts and behaviors. This action is highly influenced by the combination of natural and environmental factors sometimes because of hereditary too. If it is left untreated may lead to the lifelong condition.

 

Symptoms:

  • Difficulty feeling pleasure.
  • False, fixed beliefs.
  • Grimacing.
  • Lack of motivation.
  • Strange behavior

 

Catatonic Schizophrenia:
Catatonic is one of the rare kind of schizophrenia where this disorder type contains a group of symptoms, that highly influence and develop schizophrenia. The symptoms are also very different and severe to all other types of schizophrenia

 

Symptoms

  • Stupor- No response and movement in the individual’s body and mind
  • Catalepsy- Unusual postures
  • Waxy flexibility – if an individual’s body part is placed in a position it will not be moved until someone else moves it
  • Mutism – counted verbal responses
  • Echolalia – mimicking another person’s speech

Undifferentiated Schizophrenia:

The individual with this subtype might not fit in a specified classification rather have the indication of both traditional “positive” and “negative” symptoms which oscillate over the period of time. This may drive the suffering individual with full confidence or make him to the knees and encounter anxiety and fear.

 

Symptoms:

  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Disorganized speech
  • Catatonic behaviour
  • Negative symptoms

 

Residual Schizophrenia:

In this type of schizophrenia, the individual might face the long-term history of negative symptoms (psychomotor slowing), in an occasional or unusual occasion, he/she encounter positive symptoms.

 

Symptoms:

  • Depressed mood
  • Emotional blunting
  • Illogical thinking
  • Poor communication
  • Inactivity in body and mind

 

Sometimes it might take years to experience positive symptoms. in this stage, the individual may display a pattern of symptoms in this dynamic phase. Earliest treatment enhancement is all the individual needed now. On reading this blog and you come to notice similar symptoms in the individual that might be yourself or your adored one. Reach for the professional help. Call us now on +91 96111 94949

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