Human body is composed of different aspects and mind is also an important part of it. It is even considered to be commander or leader of the body due to the power of thought and memory associated with it. It is similar to a remote that controls all the body functions in an apt manner. It gives commands to all the parts and organs of human body so that these may carry out their respective functions in an apt manner. Any disturbance or malfunctioning of any of the cells, tissues or parts of the brain leads to disturbance in the entire body. All the physical and mental functions are halted to great extent due to which there is adverse effect on the health of the entire body.
Similar to physical aspect of human body, mind is also prone to suffer from various disorders or diseases and Schizophrenia is also one of them. It is a mental state or disorder in which the concerned person suffers from disturbed functions of the brain. Due to occurrence of this disorder in the mind of human beings, its functions and health is affected adversely. There are multiple mental states under which a person suffers from in the condition of Schizophrenia. It is in fact a chronic or psychological problem relevant to human body. Various mental states from which a person suffers under the state of Schizophrenia include hallucinations, problematic speech cognitive impairments, and delusions.
Schizophrenia is such a mental state that leads to decrease in the memory and concentrative power of person. Consequently, the patient is not able to carry out even the routine tasks well. The patient may suffer from stress, grief, anxiety, and similar negative mental states and emotions. All these lead to provocation or further aggravation of this mental condition or disorder.
Chief causes of Schizophrenia
It is to be noted that Schizophrenia is also an auto-immune disease which is mainly caused due to low body immunity as a result of which the body cells start acting against its own cells. As a result of this action, there is excessive production of collagen in the body tissues which in turn gives rise to the problem of Schizophrenia. Additionally, some other factors may also be responsible for causing this mental state. These may include-
- Excessively stressful lifestyle
- Exposure to stressful conditions more often
- Hereditary factors
- Occurrence of complications in pregnancy in women
- Use of Rapeseed oil
- Drug abuse
- Use of chemicals including silica dust and plastic materials
Major signs and symptoms of Schizophrenia
Some of the commonly experienced signs and symptoms of Schizophrenia are conflicting behavior, self-seclusion, Loss of appetite, Lack of sleep and concentration, Hallucinations, inflexibility of the skin, Loss of interest in routine activities, loss of sensation in various body parts, Change in the color of the skin associated with the neck, nose, eyes, cheeks and ears and lack of sexual desire.