Mental Health refers to the condition of an individual who is having a healthy level of mental health or an absence of serious mental disease. It is the condition of a person who is “functioning in a satisfying level of emotional social and behavioral adjustment.” This condition can either be an individual’s normal level or even above it but not too much over it as this can be dangerous to your well being and life. Mental disorders are characterized by abnormal thinking patterns or behaviors. Some mental disorders are characterized by hallucinations and delusions; others are just more simple disturbances. It is usually seen that there are at least three major types of mental disorders: schizophrenia bipolar disorder depression anxiety disorder schizophrenia without psychosis generalized anxiety disorder and post traumatic stress disorder.
Schizophrenia is characterized by the occurrence of hallucinations delusions and mood swings. People with schizophrenia have difficulty in functioning in daily life with a marked impact on their personal relationships and careers. There are many different kinds of Schizophrenia with some people suffering from different types of Schizophrenia and others suffering from a single type of Schizophrenia. Most common types of Schizophrenia include: schizophrenia spectrum disorder schizoaffective disorder bipolar I disorder bipolar II disorder rapid depression and psychotic disorder. These mental illnesses are very hard to treat and can cause long term complications such as social isolation loss of work and family depression suicide and drug abuse. A person with schizophrenia should be properly diagnosed and treated. If you suspect that you have these mental disorders you should contact your doctor immediately and make an appointment to be evaluated for treatment.
Another major type of Mental Health is called Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD. People who suffer from GAD are usually over anxious and worry a lot about everyday events in their lives while having little or no recollection of any specific events. The symptoms of this disorder often appear suddenly and last throughout a person’s life. People with this type of disorder usually have problems with sleeping eating concentrating and remembering things and even have difficulty sleeping. They also have a strong worry over things that are not important in life. People with this type of disorder often feel as though they will never succeed at life or that they will be forever losing their jobs. and never have any control of their lives.