What type of people are affected by mental illness? | And How do we detect mental illness in a person |

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In today Era many people suffering from mental illness. This becomes a major issue nowadays. So the first question hint on our mind what is mental illness? What type of people are suffering from and how we detect this disease if someone have a problem regarding it. And what type of treatment providers and to treat mental illness?  So let's discuss all these things.

 

 

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What is meant by mental illness?


Mental illness is caused due to biological brain disorders that many people suffer from, though no fault of their own. They cannot be combated(opposed) through will power. While people do not wish to admit to suffering from this illness.

The best way to correct them is to analyze the problem, study mental health treatment options, and seek support.

Mental health disorders or mental illness appear in different forms and affects people in different forms and affect people in different ways. Examples: Schizophrenia, depression, and personality disorders, etc.

 

 

What type of people are commonly affected by mental health disorders?


Mental health problems are more commonly seen among those who belong to any of the following types:

1. People living under poor living conditions.
2. People from ethnic minority groups.
3. Disabled and homeless people.
4. Criminal offenders(culprit).

 


What are the various types and symptoms of mental illnesses?


There are many different conditions that are recognized as mental illnesses. The more common types are as follows:

 

1.Anxiety disorders:
People with anxiety disorders respond to certain objects or situations with fear and dread (frightening), along with physical signs of anxiety or nervousness, such as a fast heartbeat and sweating.

 

2.Mood disorders:
These disorders involve constant feelings of sadness or periods of feelings too happy, or fluctuations from extreme happiness to extreme sadness. The most common mood disorders are depression, mania, etc.


3.Personality disorders:
People with personality disorders have extreme and flexible personality traits(character) that are painful to the person and cause problems in work, school, or social relationships. Examples include antisocial disorder.


4.Eating disorders:
Eating disorders involve extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors towards weight and food. Anorexia nervosa feeling repulsive towards eating and bulimia nervosa-bings eating disorders are the most common eating disorders.

 

5.Psychotic disorders:
Psychotic disorders involve distorted awareness and thinking. Two of the most common symptoms of psychotic disorders are hallucinations-the experience of images or sounds that are not real, such as hearing voices-and delusions-false beliefs that the ill person accepts as true. Schizophrenia is an example of a psychotic disorder.

 

6.Impulsive control and addiction disorders:
People with impulsive control disorders are unable to resist urges, or impulses, to perform acts that could be harmful to themselves or others.For example: Pyromania(starting fire), kleptomania(stealing), etc. Alcohol and drugs are common objects of addictions.

 

How do we detect(find) mental illness in a person?


Some of the symptoms that can give us an idea to the mental illness a person may be suffering from are as follows:

1. Finding it difficult to manage the simplest tasks daily.
2. Decreased energy and motivation.
3. Loss of pleasure in hobbies.
4. Social retirement.
5. Thoughts of deaths or suicide.
6. Feelings of helplessness.
7. Feelings of guilt and meaningless(ineffective).

 

 


What type of treatment and support is necessary to treat mental illness?


People suffering from mental illness, need help and support to enable them to suffer from their illness. The treatments including medication, counseling,  psychotherapy, and self-help. The following methods are useful in treating people having mental illness.


1. It is important to inform and educate people with mental illness about the treatment options available, so they can decide the ones that suit them best.

2. Mentally ill people must accept that they are ill and need to get better. This should be managed with the help of their family and friends.

3. Support groups and charities may be used to offer advice, confidential counseling, and information about the types of treatment available.

4. Use of antidepressants to stimulate(encourage) production of certain chemicals of the brain such as serotonin, dopamine, etc.

 

 

 

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