Monthly Archives: November 2021

Understanding Schizophrenia


Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people lose the ability to interpret reality in a normal way. It is a disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel and behave normally. Schizophrenia usually results in a combination of delusions, hallucinations, and mental disorientation that impairs thinking and behavior, this affects day to day functioning, and can be disabling.


Schizophrenia is named from the Greek words ‘schizein’ and ‘phren’ which mean ‘to split’ and ‘mind’, respectively. The early definition of schizophrenia literally translated to ‘the fragmentation of psychological functioning’. Hence, for schizophrenics, ‘the personality loses its

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Importance of Mental Health

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Mental health consists of our emotional, psychological, and socio-economic well-being. Our thoughts, feelings, and actions are affected by it. It determines how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices.

The importance of Mental health is visible at every stage of life, starting from childhood to adolescence and right through adulthood.

There are indicators that measure living conditions like housing and employment but they fail to measure what people think and feel about their lives and the quality of their relationships.

How people view their emotions and rate their resilience, whether they are being able to realize their potential,

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A Casual Drinker who Needed to Quit.

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Q. What was your substance of abuse. How and when did you start?

A. Never tried any kind of drugs other than alcohol which I started in 2010 at 20 years of age. The occasion was my brother’s wedding and I had a couple of beers.

Q. Describe your childhood. Diid you have any kind of trauma or face any kind of stressful situations?

A. I had a normal childhood. I was an above average student (scoring around 70%) and graduated in a BBA course in 2018 via correspondence.

Q. Reasons for getting into addiction. How did it start?


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