OCD Symptoms

OCD Symptoms- It is normal, on occasion to go and double check the things that we all missed or not remembered. For instance, checking ‘the door is locked or not’, ‘checking pocket for a wallet’. But what if this loop keeps repeating for ‘n’ number of time. This medical condition is known as obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

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12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymo...

Are you in search of the best recovery process for yourself or for your close one to come out of Alcohol addiction? You are not alone. It is possible with 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous programs. What are these 12 step programs helping quit alcohol and how do they work? Alcoholics Anonymous is a process of […]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a chronic disorder that is characterized by feelings of fear, unreasonable or obsessive thoughts such as a person feels the need to repeat a task like washing his/her hands repetitively even when it is unnecessary or arranging the objects over and over again. This can even lead to severe OCD that […]

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What is OCD?

What is OCD behavior!- Nation Institute of Mental Health states that about 2 percent of the population currently suffers from OCD- Which is comparatively higher than the individuals who are suffering from other illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar and ADHD. Researchers believe that both environmental and neurobiological predispositions collectively play a vital role wherein the individual […]

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Types of Addiction

Anything taken to an excessive level can result in addiction.  The types of addiction range from the substance like alcohol to behaviors like gambling. Dependence can be both emotional and behavioral.  Common symptoms are seen in addiction: Numerous failed attempts to stop the behavior Withdrawal symptoms Lack of Control over the intake Risk-Taking Behavior Being secretive about their addictive […]

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What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia                        

                                              “Did you know: 1 in 100 globally encounter Schizophrenia every day

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 the imaginary and the reality. The biggest misconception among the people, confuse schizophrenia with the split personality or multiple personality disorder actually, both are the different streams.

 

Types of schizophrenia:

With respect to the symptoms and behaviors, schizophrenia can be classified into 5 types as follows.

 

Paranoid schizophrenia: The most common subcategory of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia. In this type, the individual conduces to lose the touch with the real world by struggling with heavy fear and anxiety.

Hebephrenic Schizophrenia: Disorganized schizophrenia is the other name of this type. The individual encounters illogical thinking and actions. The actions are highly triggered by environmental factors.

Catatonic Schizophrenia: It is a rare type of schizophrenia where the individual encounters group of symptoms, that influence and develop schizophrenia. The main symptom is Stupor – no response and movement in the individual’s body and mind.

Undifferentiated Schizophrenia: The suffering individual might not fit into a specified category. Rather displays both positive and negative symptoms oscillates over the period of time.

Residual Schizophrenia: In this type, the individual might develop the long-term history of negative symptoms.

 

Symptoms of  schizophrenia:

  • Illogical thinking
  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Disorganized speech
  • Stupor- No response and movement in the individual’s body and mind
  • Waxy flexibility – if an individual’s body part is placed in a position it will not be moved until someone else moves it
  • Difficulty feeling pleasure.
  • False, fixed beliefs

 

Causes of Schizophrenia:
The exact cause of schizophrenia is not fully understood. But according to the researchers, some factors might trigger an individual to develop schizophrenia they are,
Environmental factor: Studies suggest that including the factors like depression and stress there are few other factors might also develop schizophrenia such as low oxygen level while birth, parental loss, and high rage.
Chemical imbalance: Experts displays that abnormalities in the brain chemicals might also pave the chance of developing schizophrenia.
Substance abuse: Drugs such as LSD, weed, marijuana, and alcohols can also possible make an individual schizophrenia. nic. There is a high chance of symptoms of hallucination, abnormal emotions, and disorganized thinking.
Genetic: Do you know the chance of encountering schizophrenia is 50% higher if the individual is a twin. Genetic is also a factor that plays a vital role in schizophrenia

 

Treatment options:

A proper treatment is the only way to overcome schizophrenia which can lead a productive life. Treatment follow-up involves a combination of medication, therapies, and counselling sessions. Adhering to the treatment plan can help in the reducing the worsening of the schizophrenia condition and also helps in preventing the risk factors like relapses. Cadabam’s can provide the right kind of treatment and support. Call us @ +91 96111 94949 to book an appointment.

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