Understanding Mental Health
Mental health is affected by events in life that leave a great impact on a person’s personality and behavior. These events can take the form of domestic violence, child abuse, or severe long-term stress.
If mental health is disturbed, then mental disorders or mental illness arise. Mental disorders can change the way a person handles stress, relates to others, makes choices, and triggers the desire to hurt oneself.
Some of the most common types of mental disorders include depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and psychosis. Some mental illnesses only occur in certain types of sufferers, such as postpartum depression that only affects mothers after giving birth.
Mental Health Symptoms
Mental disorders or mental illness can start with some of the following symptoms, including:
– Shout or fight with family and friends.
– Delusions, paranoia, or hallucinations.
– Loss of ability … Read the rest