What is Psychosis? Psychosis is a severe mental illness, characterised by a loss of contact with the reality and profound disruption of the relationships with other people, which results in social maladaptation. The psychoses lead to a declination of personality. Specially distorted reflection of the effects of the reality. There is a change in the … Continue reading The Difference Between Neurosis and Psychosis
In the bible, Mental illness is seen as a punishment by God for sinning. In the book of Deuteronomy Moses warns that if the people do not follow the commandments from god then 'the Lord will smite you with madness' (Deuteronomy 28:28). One instance of this being carried out was with King Saul. King Saul … Continue reading Mental Illness in the Bible
Schizophrenia is a mental illness categorized with abnormal social conduct as well as failure to recognize reality. People of ages from 16 to 30 are most affected and men tend to reveal signs earlier compared to women. In several instances, the illness develops gradually that the person does not realize they have the disorder (Weinberger, … Continue reading What is Schizophrenia?