Brain Disorders: The Role Of Schizophrenia In The World

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Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that effects the way a person acts, thinks, and sees the world. People with schizophrenia have a different way of looking at life. People with schizophrenia are out of touch with what is really going on in reality. Sometimes they will hear voices that are not really there, or they may talk funny and weird. A lot of the time they feel that someone is after them or that the world is against them in some way or form; they feel that people are at odds with them and they have enemies and have to watch their backs sort of speak. When a person ha s schizophrenia disorder, since it effects the thinking in the brain, they do not distinguish clearly what is real verses unreal in the world. This makes it very difficult…show more content…
Overall schizophrenia is more severe in men than women. People with schizophrenia have many delusions which are delusions of persecution, delusions of reference, delusions of grandeur, and delusions of control. Delusions of persecution is when the person thinks that people are out to get them. This is also known as persecutory delusions. Delusions of reference is when the person believes that things in their environment contain a special meaning that is just for them or like a special message is being delivered to them personally. Delusions of grandeur is when that person believes that they are someone more important than what they are like a celebrity or of higher status. Delusions of control is when that person believes that there is an outsider whom is controlling their thinking. People with schizophrenia also suffer with hallucinations. Hallucinations is when a person really thinks they are hearing something in their head and it is not really anything talking or anything there. Hallucinations can be more than auditory. Sometimes the person may feel a person touching them and there is no physical contact…show more content…
There are three main different types of schizophrenia in which are paranoid schizophrenia, disorganized schizophrenia, and catatonic schizophrenia. The first type I will describe is disorganized schizophrenia which usually begins before other forms of schizophrenia begin. Most of the time the symptoms for disorganized schizophrenia are gradual. People with disorganized schizophrenia have trouble doing things like keeping their personal hygiene up to par and making sure that they eat. The actual symptoms of disorganized schizophrenia include: impaired communication skills, incomprehensible or illogical speech, inappropriate reactions, emotional indifference, infantile behavior such as baby talk or giggling, and peculiar facial expressions and mannerisms. The second type of schizophrenia is catatonic schizophrenia which is when the person has disturbances in their movements. There are two different types of states that one can be in and that is a stuporus state or an excited state. A stuporous state is when the person experiences a decrease in motor

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