Tag: schizophrenia

The Desire for Fame and Mental Illness

One of the most intriguing aspects of our lives is discovering our purpose. Varying from culture to culture, our life’s purpose is ultimately the decider of everything placed before us. From the decisions we make, to the emotions we feel, to our concept of what a successful life is. Though not all will come out

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How to Help Someone with Schizophrenia

As a loved one to someone struggling with schizophrenia, it’s in your best interest to offer help whenever possible. However, being that schizophrenia is such a complex disease that affects everyone differently, it can be difficult to tell how to help your loved one. Often, people with schizophrenia struggle with relationships (friends, family, significant others),

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Can CBD Help You With Mental Health?

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many cannabinoids found in the plant cannabis sativa variety known as hemp [1]. It has an indirect effect on our endocannabinoid system which is responsible for a number of different functions, including (but not limited to): Inflammation Emotions Mood Pain Due to this effect, many people have turned to

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The Best and Worst Jobs for People Struggling with Schizophrenia

Landing a job with any mental illness isn’t easy. But what proves to be more difficult is sustaining that job. And people with schizophrenia might just have even more of a difficulty. For no people with this illness will have similar experiences [1]. Therefore, though treatment has its benefits, there’s a lot for the person

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Why You Should Be Wary of Prescription Drugs

Just because the doctor said it was okay, doesn’t actually make it okay. One of the leading causes of the opioid epidemic is prescription drug abuse [1]. Many who receive specific medications develop an addiction they feel they have no control over. In turn, when these prescriptions run out, they turn to the streets to

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The Hypotheses of Schizophrenia

When one develops the psychiatric disorder known as schizophrenia, it disrupts regular cognitive abilities and conducts [1]. Normally, people aren’t diagnosed with the condition until their late-teens or throughout their adult life. Though, there are instances where children suffer from schizophrenia. When the mental illness initially makes its appearance, there are two distinct set of

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How to Prevent Suicide: Warning Signs, Symptoms, and What You Can Do.

A deeper look into what each of us can do to prevent suicide in an at-risk individual.

An Analysis of the School Shooting Phenomenon

A deeper look into what makes individuals want to commit mass murder.