Schizophrenia Affecting Mental Health

Schizophrenia Affecting Mental Health

 

People fear schizophrenia in a generalized sense. There is a common mentality that when one has schizophrenia, bringing back mental health is impossible. That would be probable if early signs are not observed and treated. Here, you will get to know what really schizophrenia is and how it converts a person’s personality on a whole new level.

 

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Defining schizophrenia

 

According to studies made, schizophrenia is a kind of brain disease that is chronic and severe. It is a devastation to man’s illness because of misinterpretation, it is not given enough attention to be treated, making it worse as time pass. There is a probability that out of the entire population, there will be at least one percent that will be affected. Every year, there are about two million Americans that suffer from schizophrenia.

 

Who is affected?

 

Patterns of age and gender are usually affected. Men and women can get the disease in an equally related frequency. Schizophrenia is often experienced by men during their early stage which is usually upon their later teenage years and earlier twenties. While in women, schizophrenia is seen when they have reached their early twenties or during their early thirties. Children who are aged five and above can also develop the debilitating disease but has little occurrence during adolescent years.

 

Facts about cure

 

Although there is no exact cure for the case, there are high hopes that schizophrenia can be cured. Research has stated that medications can ease some of the prominent symptoms and it has also paved the way to unravel the different complicated causes of the disease. Science is using different kinds of approaches and alternatives that may be derived from molecular genetics going to population study in order to learn more about schizophrenia. Newer insights have been held in order to image an affected person’s brain structure and further gain knowledge about the disorder.

 

Suffering from schizophrenia

 

Signs and Symptoms

 

  • Confusing and shocking behavior that is apparent in the change of behavior of the person.

 

  • The sudden occurrence of psychotic symptoms which are severe and can be described as the acute phase of the disease.

 

  • Psychosis which can be referred to as the impairment of the brain’s normal status and is marked by certain delusions and hallucinations.

 

  • Withdrawal from the public and isolation of oneself.

 

  • Behavior, thinking process and speech pattern is unusual.

 

Those who have schizophrenia may or may not have several signs and symptoms. Some may manifest three to four while others are still vague.

 

Chronic schizophrenia which can also be related with a recurring or continuous pattern of the illness has the littlest chance of recovering from the person’s normal body functioning and somehow requires a longer need for treatment that may include the inclusion of different drugs in order to control the disease’s symptoms.

 

How do schizophrenics view the world?

 

  1. Perceptions of reality that are distorted by delusions and hallucinations. They can also feel unusual fear, confusion, and anxiousness.

 

  1. Illusions and hallucinations are referred to as the disturbances of a person’s perception which are common in people who suffer from the illness. The voices that one hears are oftentimes the person’s view of impending dangers or their way of carrying on a conversation.

 

Contrary to what people perceive, schizophrenia is not a type of split personality and are not violent. They are those who are referred to people who have a world of their own. Mental health can be attained through early recognition of the signs and symptoms that are shown by the diseased person.

 

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Women’s Sexual Health: Age Doesn’t Matter

Women’s Sexual Health: Age Doesn’t Matter

 

Based on a recent study, there appeared to be no differences with respect to the frequency of sexual intercourse or the desire for sexual activity not involving intercourse among the different age groups. Age did not make a difference regarding the frequency of orgasm or in sexual satisfaction ratings with their partners.

 

Most women fear that as they age and the hormone levels drop, so too will their enjoyment of, and oftentimes desire for sex.

 

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Fortunately, while diminishing hormones and sex may happen in the same breath, the latest research indicates that sexual desire has less to do with these changes than it does with lifestyle and other women’s sexual health factors, at least some of which are under a woman’s direct control.

According to reports from a group of distinguished European sex experts in the first ever supplement to The Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, the findings have helped professionals discard the notion that sexual difficulties occurring close to menopause are either biologic or physiologic.

The new research was part of a series of studies conducted on female sexual dysfunction by the department of clinical psychiatry and psychotherapy at Hanover Medical School in Hanover, Germany. As part of the overall project, 102 women aged 20 to “45 plus” answered 165 questions designed to flush out determinants of female sexual satisfaction.

 

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Specifically, researchers hoped to determine satisfaction with sex life in general, sexual satisfaction and orgasm during intercourse, petting, masturbation, attitudes towards sexuality, quality of partnership, and women’s sexual health myths.

Based on the study, there appeared to be no differences with respect to the frequency of sexual intercourse or the desire for sexual activity not involving intercourse among the different age groups. Age did not make a difference regarding the frequency of orgasm or in sexual satisfaction ratings with their partners. For example, 29% of women up to age 45 reported having orgasms “very often,” compared with 26% of women over age 45.

Even more dramatic was that while 41% of women over age 45 reported having orgasms “often,” only 29% of younger women reported having an orgasm “often.”

Among the few differences in the groups: Women over 45 reported having fewer orgasms during non-intercourse sexual activity or during masturbation. Both groups of women reported a dual dimension necessary for successful lovemaking that included having both feelings of emotional closeness to their partner and satisfactory physical experiences.

 

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After comparing all the answers from both older and younger women, as well as from women who reported sexual problems and those who did not, researchers concluded that the single most influential factor about women’s sexual health satisfaction via intercourse was the quality of the partnership, the quality of mutual respect, which then becomes of greater importance as a woman age.

After comparing these study results to earlier and ongoing findings, the researchers concluded that the basis of any sexual problems that did occur at midlife could not be drawn from menopause status or age alone. Instead, life stressors, contextual factors, past sexuality, and mental health problems are more significant predictors of midlife on women’s sexual health interest than menopause status itself.

This study was just one of several research papers presented in the journal about women’s sexual health dysfunction. Each one striving to shed much-needed light on a subject that some believe has been hidden in the shadows too long.

 

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