September is observed as a ‘World Alzheimer’s Month’ to raise the awareness about dementia and its impact on the world’s adult population. It is a progressive brain illness that affects memory, cognitive thinking and behaviour, compromising an individual’s ability to carry out his or her day-today tasks. Some of the facts to note on Dementia.
The social stigma surrounding dementia hinders early diagnosis and timely care which can help the patient lead a relatively better life. Dementia patients and their families often face discrimination which stems from lack of awareness. It is important for family members, friends and caregivers, to speak up and spread the awareness and change the overall perception of the illness which drive such negative connotations.
How to overcome the stigma?
The early onset of Dementia is less complicated. Dementia is generally post 65 years of chronological age, and as early onset……..
She died of dementia, two years ago diagnosed with advanced dementia. She refused to have food and liquid, when she reached a certain stage of dementia.
Associated with it (reward) is the possibility and threat of getting ambushed in an addiction. Taking from where Carl Jung left, I emphasize……..
Worse, the stigma experienced by people with a mental illness can be more destructive than the illness itself. Widespread social stigma…………..
Or you may be worried about the stigma of schizophrenia, or confused and embarrassed by strange behaviours you don’t understand. Schizophrenia is a mental illness…………..
Having said this, the stigma is still omnipresent innature, and is enough to label a person for life, even if he or she has been asymptomatic for…………….
This is completely out of stigma where people have failed to have the correct information or we can say lack of civilization like some of the western countries………..
Addiction stigma can cause hindrance in already arduous recovery process. Here are some things to do to overcome stigma. Acceptance – Accepting that one………..
Stigma is a strong feeling of disapproval that people associate with a particular attribute, more so when it is unfair. People suffering from………..
Stigma surrounding alcohol abuse and alcohol dependency is forced upon us by society, friends and family. It is very important for a recovering………..
Unlike others drugs and alcohol, not much social stigma is attached to bhang. That’s why it’s consumed all through the year.
A hallucination is a situation, sound, vision or smell that does not exist in the real world, but only in one’s mind. Hearing voices is the most recurring hallucination….
They are the ones misled and blindfolded with the stigma and misconceptions on the illness. There are also superstitious beliefs surrounding……..
Behavioral addictions are patterns of behavior, which follow a cycle similar to that of substance dependence. These are dependency disorders linked……..
Borderline personality disorder or BPD is mostly known to occur among women and rarely seen in men. It is a disorder that characterizes……..