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Alicia Saville

5 Mental Illness You Probably Don’t Know About

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Alicia Saville, (2014, November 15). 5 Mental Illness You Probably Don’t Know About. Psychreg on General. https://www.psychreg.org/mental-illness-you-probably-dont-know-about/
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Mental health disorders can be articulated in various forms. Its definition is a pretty controversial issue which is why different medical communities argue on this theme.

Disorders can occur both in the public and private lives of people, such as cultural, political disorders, etc., as well as disorders in their personal lives.  In both cases, it always entails mental illnesses among people.

All cultures and countries encounter mental illness across the world.

There are several types of mental illness.

Mood disturbance such as depression

Depression influences your feeling, thoughts, and behavior, and physical signs emerge, later on, as well. Melancholy is one of the signs of depression when the person feels overwhelmed. This process may go on from one day to several weeks or months and lead to alterations in appetite and sleep.

Anxiety disturbance

In case if you have a desire to damage yourself or think about suicide, undoubtedly, refer to a doctor. 

Each person experiences concern in any phase of their lifetime. Unfortunately, some people persist to have alarming senses for a long time, moreover, they see situations from a much worse corner than reality is. These feelings are the reason for anxiety disturbances.

Psychotic disturbance as such schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a strong mental disease that disrupts someone’s perception of reality in the right way. It may entail psychosis when people face illusions and hallucinations. Owing to Schizophrenia human beings cannot study or work decently as it interferes with their capacities and perception.

Nutrition disorder

The disorders relating to eating are a grave mental condition mess that includes an unhealthy treatment towards food. This type of disorder has a serious emotive and physical influence on the individual affected as well as his/her surroundings-family members, friends, etc. Nutrition disorders incorporate overeating, as well, which can run across anyone but it is more widespread among young people and juveniles. In this case, it is extremely important to ask for aid as soon as possible.

Trauma-connected mental disorderliness 

Stress and disturbances that have a liaison with traumas are, by and large, treatable. It is a fear and anxiety when the person memorizes the traumatic occurrence and does not leave him/her quiet. So, people should cope with this mental hardship every single day to succeed. 


Alicia Saville did her degree in psychology at the University of Edinburgh. She is interested in mental health and well-being.  


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