I realised that I could not just focus on one mental illness, and because there will be a few illness going on depends on the signs and symptoms that one is having which it can lead to these: depression, anxiety, dementia, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. However, I am aware that I cannot based on these information to accurately say that anyone have this mental illness, thus, it is better to visit a professional in this area.
I will start off with the signs and symptoms in each targeted illness.
Depression – A condition when a person feels hopeless, sad, discouraged, uninterested, unmotivated in life in general.
Behaviour: School performances starting to drop, irrational and abnormal behaviour.
Thinking: Unable to think clearly, focusing become difficult, suicidal thoughts, negative
Mood (feeling): Lost interest in doing any thing, feeling hopeless, often felt guilty, miserable.
Body sensation: Having difficulty to fall asleep or sleeping excessively, appetite changes.
Anxiety disorder – There are six major types of anxiety disorder which are, Generalized Anxiety disorder, panic disorder, phobia, social phobia, Obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder.
Generalized Anxiety disorder – Worrying about most of the things in daily life, do not know the reasons of what causes it to occur or couldn’t seems to take a break from the anxiety.
Mood (feeling): Constant worrying, anxious
Body sensation: Insomnia, stomach upset, fatique, restlessness.
Dementia – The general term involves in a decline in mental severe enough to interfere a person in their daily life and also the most common cause of it – Alzheimer disease.
Behaviour: Lost interest in socialising, changes in personalities and mood, delusional and hallucination.
Thinking: Difficulty with thinking, problem solving, judgement impaired, disorientation and confusion.
Schizophrenia – A serious disorder which affects how a person thinks, feels, and act.
Behaviour: Academic and work performance declining.
Mood (feeling): A constant feeling of being watched
Bipolar disorder –
Mood (feeling): Feeling extremely happy and other times feeling extremely sad.
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