What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

Schizophrenia was first identified more than a century ago, but we still don’t know its exact causes. It remains one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized illnesses today. So, let’s walk through what we do know— from symptoms to causes and treatments. Schizophrenia is considered a syndrome, which means it may encompass a number of related disorders that have similar…

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How Can We Care for Those with Serious Mental Illness?

So it’s like it’s actually proximity, it’s actually being close to somebody. Two words, proximity and eversion. Bear with me for a second, ’cause there’s this idea of being close to people. You know that series that Brux just did, just before this one about John 9, there’s this guy who’s blind and Jesus heals him. Okay, at the beginning…

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Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia 2 MINUTE VERSION!

Hello, Dr Beth Colby from Talk Mental Health, giving a ‘2 Minute Psychiatrist’ video on the symptoms of schizophrenia. Please like, subscribe and comment. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that affects 1 in 100 of the population. It affects people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour. It can be divided into 2 symptoms, positive and negative symptoms, and the positive symptoms can…

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Schizophrenia May Be an Autoimmune Condition

[ ♪INTRO ] The World Health Organization estimates that schizophrenia affects 20 million people worldwide. Other sources suggest that the actual number is three or more times that. And people with schizophrenia are two to three times more likely to die prematurely, largely because of preventable illnesses and suicide. So it’s considered a serious global health issue. Medications and treatment…

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The Top Ten Most Common Mental Disorders [ In 2020 ]

– These are the 10 most common mental health disorders. (upbeat music) Bipolar disorder, this leaves people with emotions swinging from very high, manic, to very low, depressive. It’s so severe that they can damage relationships, result in poor academics or work. Most people with bipolar disorder are diagnosed by age 25. Autism spectrum disorder, ASD, includes autistic disorder, Asperger’s…

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Does Talking To Yourself Mean You’re Crazy?

People say that talking to yourself means you’re crazy. But I’m the picture of sanity, right other Julian? That’s right Julian. Hello out there, It’s Julian for DNews. Recently we got a question from Phyiogambit asking about people talking to themselves. Why do we do it? And is it a bad thing? People often associate talking to oneself with schizophrenia,…

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AJP January 2020 Issue Highlights

Telomeres are the portions of the chromosome that have drawn tremendous interest in psychiatry in recent years. And this is because when we document the shortening of telomeres over the lifespan, we learn something about the effects of aging and potentially stress on the health of our genes. Esteves and colleagues report new findings that look at the shortening of…

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