- Schizophrenia - to blame civilization
Schizophrenia and its manifestations
In modern conditions, of paramount importance is increasingly becoming the adaptive capacity of the human nervous system, because it is a heavy burden on her lie modern achievements of science and technology and the high pace of life, especially in large urban cities. In such circumstances, conditions are created not only for burnout and emotional exhaustion, which in its essence is not yet a pathology, but also for nevroznyh states and even stress, which are considered to have painful manifestations.
In addition, excessive psychological stress are also fraught with increased risk of mental illness
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. A striking example of a mental disorder in which the development of stress
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and increased tension playing a significant role, is schizophrenia. The causes of schizophrenia are also severe psychological trauma, unfavorable heredity and some other, as yet not fully investigated factors. Any of us in their lifetime can face these factors, so, alas, no one can be one hundred percent safe from the disease, the more so for the prevention of mental illness, unlike infectious diseases, there is no serums and vaccines.
Subtle psychological world
The psychological world of each person - it is so subtle and complex structure that draw a clear line between healthy and sick mentality can not even the experts. It is no secret that some of the major figures of science and art created their works with a diagnosis of "schizophrenia", and their IQ was an order of magnitude higher than that of the so-called "normal" people. So what is the schizophrenia and how it interferes with the active human life? It all depends on the extent and forms of its manifestation, from timely treatment and, most importantly, the attitude towards the patient of others, especially in the family circle.
From the standpoint of medical terminology for understanding schizophrenia chronic pathology of the psyche, which leads to a characteristic change in personality. For schizophrenia inherent disunity in thoughts, words and emotions
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. The patient is very difficult and sometimes impossible to convey his thoughts, as he abruptly jumps from one topic to another. In addition to the basic idea in his head he is born several parallel, creating chaos and preventing him from concentrating.
Man is gradually losing its proactive stance, becoming more withdrawn and aloof, all the poor get his emotional perception of the real world
. At the same time he "opens up" for himself a previously unknown to him a new world: it appear the false memories of events that never really was, auditory hallucinations with any instructions or orders to action
. On television, radio, literature, periodicals or the surrounding reality they "notice" only they understand pictures, images, phrases and gestures
. And in a strict and proper logical chain of reasoning is almost impossible to find even one flaw
. The only mistake in this sequence is the lack of a real root cause, which is based all their impeccable logic, that is,
. there is the most important first link
. This root cause of schizophrenia "invent" themselves
. Reassure the patient of the error of his judgment is not possible
Very often, patients are subject to various fears. They often think that they are direct lethal doses of radiation, that they are trying to hypnotise, poison or bewitch. Schizophrenia torments himself phantasmagoric and philosophical issues and spends a long time in search of answers to them: Is there a boundary of the universe, what is the meaning of existence, and what role is given to him personally. Often he finds that he has in this life is a special destination.
Usually, the patient is aware of his illness schizophrenia and comes to the doctor alone, but in cases where it presents a danger to themselves or to society (complete rejection of food, "commanding" votes), it is necessary to isolate forcibly. In remission or light forms of the patients are treated as outpatients.
For therapeutic purposes, depending on the symptoms of medications administered group tranquilizers, antidepressants and neuroleptics. As an added treat patients underwent physiotherapy.
As already noted, it is very important the attitude of relatives. The family should be a favorable atmosphere, the patient needs to know that he did not become an outcast, that he's the same love and roads. Sami relatives also need to understand that schizophrenia is not a man puts on a cross. Timely prevention of exacerbations and periodic consultations among experts patient neuropsychiatric clinic will allow him to always remain socially active element of modern society.