Mentally Illness

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Mentally illness is a small word but it plays a big roll to human brain, it can affect any ages, it also affects human thoughts, behaviors and mood, mentally illness includes depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors, according to (National Alliance on Mental Illness. n.d., para 2) stated the following “Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder”, also person’s with this illness will have multiple personalities, they will be dangerous and sometimes they can be treated after a long time of treatments. According to ( Segal and Smith. 2014. Para 13) stated the early signs of this illness as following “Social withdrawal, Hostility or suspiciousness, Deterioration of personal hygiene, Flat, expressionless gaze, Inability to cry or express joy, Inappropriate laughter or crying, Depression, Oversleeping or insomnia, Odd or irrational statements, Forgetful; unable to concentrate, Extreme reaction to criticism, Strange of speaking”. Schizophrenia have five types of symptoms characteristic, delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech, disorganized behavior, and the so-called “negative” symptoms, not everyone with this ill will have all symptoms in one. The causes of schizophrenia is usually comes from genetic, environmental, and abnormal brain structure. Some of the possible effects are: problems in relationship, disrupting daily activities, alcohol and drug abuse and the risk of suicide (Segal and Smith,2014). The most interesting mental illness to me is schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is very serious mentally illness which affects our acts thought and we will see the world different than others, whoever has this illness will change the…...

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