When you have to take care of a family member suffering from Schizophrenia, it is exhausting both physically and mentally, because family plays an integral role in providing for the person suffering. The person suffering from the disorder might not know of it, but his loved ones get exhausted both emotionally and mentally.
How to understand Schizophrenia
When we talk about Schizophrenia, I can see a cold approach towards the disorder. That may be because they assumed no one has had personal experience with it. One needs to have a firsthand experience to understand how it affects the family more than the person suffering from the disorder.
It is as important to keep the mental strength of the caregiver’s going as the patient’s, because Schizophrenia is a complex disorder in which relapses occur during unpredictable times making it difficult to treat. Despite the advancement in medical science and treatments, we still haven’t got rid of the stigma surrounding the disorder which often does more harm to the person suffering from the disorder.
Relating to schizophrenia
It is never an easy journey for caregivers in providing support for the person suffering from the disorder. When you suddenly feel that there is no one else in the world to provide you support, you will feel so alone & emotionally exhausted. There are self help groups for the caregiver which consists ofpatients suffering from Schizophrenia. It helps having close interactions with these groups as it gives strength to begin hearing their stories too.
There exists a bond between the members as they share almost the same story and are able to understand each other. They became close to each other to gain strength from one another in order get prepared for the unknown future. We never know what lies in the future waiting for us, but the strength and confidence we gain to face it helps us deal with the problem.
There are people in society who won’t accept the person suffering from illness. They are the ones misled and blindfolded with the stigma and misconceptions on the illness. There are also superstitious beliefs surrounding mental illness where schizophrenia is considered being possessed by evil spirits. Due to this fact people often don’t seek medical treatment for the disorder.
Taking the positive steps forward
More people opening up and talking about the illness will serve our society better in helping get rid of the stigma and misconceptions on the illness. There are many people out there suffering, some of them come out and talk about it, others suffer in silence. Their silence does more harm to them and others suffering from the disorder. Their silence often prevents more people from talking about the disorder. But you shouldn’t be afraid or be silenced by this fear.When you come out and talk about it, you are in fact doing a favour to other people just like you with the same fate. It is the most effective to gain support for the people suffering with the same fate struggling with their own suffering and sad story.
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………..
People vary in what help they require from caregivers. At the same time, caregivers differ in how committed and engaged they’re in treating bipolar.From the caregivers……
Schizophrenia can change a person drastically; the way he/she thinks, sees the world, converses with people and even his/her social behaviour.
Television, theatre, movie, entertainment has always been my interest, which made me a little aware of thee big, long word Schizophrenia……..
This is a classic piece of example to start our discussion on history of Schizophrenia, as this show the cultural implications of understanding the schizophrenia…………..
In movies and TV shows, can see the crazed killer. Often it’s the character with schizophrenia. That’s not the case in real life.Even though people with schizophrenia…………..
Remember, schizophrenia is not the end of the world. It can be treated; you can live a normal life like any other normal person.
Schizophrenia is a mental illness where people might withdraw from people, feel confused, lose interest in things and be prone to angry outbursts. Schizophrenia…………..
Luckily however, through a combined effort of modern medicine, Hollywood, mental health professionals and caregivers of people suffering from Schizophrenia…………….
There are different levels of schizophrenia. One movie, most of us would have watched – “Lage Raho Munna bhai.” It’s the excessive reading and pressure…..
Human intervention is strongly believed to be more effective than medical science in helping people with schizophrenia. Therefore, the role of a family with schizophrenia……..
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Everyone entering treatment receives a clinical assessment. A complete assessment of an individual is needed to help treatment professionals……..
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This is why it is important to seek help from support groups or a rehabilitation center. Rehabs provide all the things that will be necessary……..
12-step support groups- The rehab centers offer therapies and 12-step programs on a daily basis to give peer support to help recover……..
The answer is yes and no! Yes, Schizophrenia does have a genetic element. However, once cannot blame one’s schizophrenia completely on the genetics. Schizophrenia……..