SCHIZOPHRENIA & schizoaffective disorder – Mental Health therapist Kati Morton treatment & psychosis

SCHIZOPHRENIA & schizoaffective disorder – Mental Health therapist Kati Morton treatment & psychosis

Hey, everyone! Today’s topic is another DSM diagnosis. And that is: Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective. What are the differences and what do we do if we have that diagnosis? So stay tuned! So, like I said, today’s topic is kind of going to be DSM-driven, but I’m also going to give– um, at the end you’re …

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How it feels to have hypomania | Laura’s Mental Health Story | Mind

How it feels to have hypomania | Laura’s Mental Health Story | Mind

I think it can be really difficult to explain what hypomania feels like, to other people who don’t experience it because some of the ways that you feel and behave when you’re hypomanic can seem relatively normal. They’re things that a lot of people do some of the time but, with hypomania, they’re a lot …

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Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re …

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How Creativity And Mental Illness Are Linked

How Creativity And Mental Illness Are Linked

Ernest Hemingway, Vincent Van Gogh, Amy Winehouse- the idea of the tortured artist is as old as art itself. But is there a link between mental illness and creativity? Plato once said on the subject that he found joy in such pain and to treat it as a gift: “Madness, provided it comes as the …

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Hearing Voices and Paranoid Delusions: Inside a Schizophrenic Brain

Hearing Voices and Paranoid Delusions: Inside a Schizophrenic Brain

Many of us often have the experience of thinking we heard someone calling our name and then realizing that wasn’t really the case, and we just move on, and we forget about it. Sometimes we notice coincidences, like, “Oh, there were a couple of cars on the street,” and again, we pay no attention to …

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Delusional disorder | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Delusional disorder | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] So people with delusions have these unusual beliefs that are clearly false but they hold firmly to this notion that the belief is actually true. Various mental disorders including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder leave all patients with delusions of some kind. Although a lot of times, these patients will present with other symptoms …

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