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  1. 1. ==== ====For Great Schizophrenia Relief Tips Check This Outhttp://schizophrenia-blog.newrealitybegins.com==== ====Have you ever seen someone who talks about things that are out of this world? Have youencountered a person who talks like this? People with this behavior are sometimes diagnosed tohave schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is considered as a challenging disorder, because when youare experiencing schizophrenia it is difficult to distinguish if things are real or unreal. It is also abrain disorder that affects the way a person acts, thinks and sees the world.People with schizophrenia can see or hear things that dont exist, believing that someone will try tohurt them and feel like there is someone who is watching them. People who arent affected withschizophrenia think that people with this illness are dangerous, however, most are not violent anddangerous at all. Most cases of schizophrenia appear in late teens or early adulthood. There aresome rare cases of schizophrenia which appears in children but the symptoms are slightlydifferent. It was also shown that the earlier schizophrenia develops, the more severe it is and ittends to be more severe in men than in women.The causes of schizophrenia are not entirely recognized. Although, it shows that schizophreniacomes from the complex interaction between genetic and environmental aspects. It has a stronghereditary component but not all the families predisposed to schizophrenia develop the disorder.In environmental aspects, researchers believe that high levels of stress can trigger schizophreniaby increasing the bodys production of the hormone, cortisol. Some studies also suggest thatabnormalities in the temporal lobes and hippocampus are connected to schizophrenias positivesymptoms but even if there is an evidence of brain abnormalities, it is not true that schizophreniais always the result of a problem in any particular region in the brain.Sometimes schizophrenia appears suddenly and without warning but for most cases, it comes onslowly with warnings signs. The most common early signs of schizophrenia include depression,forgetfulness, inappropriate laughter or crying, deterioration of personal hygiene, suspicion,delusions, hallucinations, apathy, emotional unresponsiveness and social withdrawal. Thesewarning signs can also results from a number of problems and not just schizophrenia. Aside fromthe warning signs, schizophrenia also has symptoms which vary from one person to another.The symptoms are classified as positive symptoms, disorganized symptoms and negativesymptoms. Negative symptoms refer to the absences of normal behaviors found in healthyindividuals. Negative symptoms include blunted affect, catatonia and difficulties in speaking.Compared to the negative symptoms, the positive symptoms involve delusions and hallucinations,while the disorganized symptoms involve inappropriate emotional responses, lack of inhibition anda decline in overall daily functioning.The symptoms of schizophrenia vary from one person to another and the treatment must bedecided individually. Treatments include antipsychotic medications, electroconvulsive ("shock")
  2. 2. therapy, psychotherapy, family support and rehabilitation. Antipsychotic medication has a greatlyimproved the outlook for people with schizophrenia. It reduces the symptoms of psychosis andusually allows a person to function more effectively. Neuroleptic is a typical antipsychotic drug thatblocks the receptor in the brain of dopamine, which plays an important role in schizophrenia.However, an antipsychotic medication has side effects which include dry mouth, allergic reaction,weight gain, sexual dysfunction, menstrual irregularities and lethargy. Electroconvulsive therapy(ECT) also known as shock therapy is used to cause a low-voltage electric current and it is oftensuggested that it is safer than drug therapy but has falled out of favor recently. A psychotherapysession focuses on the current or past experiences, problems, thoughts and feelings. By sharingsome experiences, people with schizophrenia will understand about the disorder and themselves.Rehabilitation may also be used in treating the disorder. It may aid a person regaining confidenceto take care of themselves and have a productive life. Studies shows that people withschizophrenia will worsen in families who are hostile and emotional. However, it also shows thatindividuals improve when families are in self-help groups.People with schizophrenia do not have split personalities rather they are split off from reality.Although it is a never-ending disorder, there is an aid available and the truth is, schizophrenia canbe successfully handled. The first thing to do is to identify the signs and symptoms and seek helpimmediately. If the treatment is suited to the person they are more likely to stick with it. With theright treatment, therapy, medication and support from family and friends, the person withschizophrenia can have a happy and fulfilling life.Jason Albany has created PanicAttackHealer.com. Do not despair if you suffer mental healthproblems. There are lots of helpful resources available. For further information, check out: panicattacks cures where there is information on various things, click here: panic away review.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Jason_Albany==== ====For Great Schizophrenia Relief Tips Check This Outhttp://schizophrenia-blog.newrealitybegins.com==== ====