Simple schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia introduced by the Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler. This is a diagnosis not without controversy; the debate is still open as to whether or not to include it as such in the different reference manuals (DSM, CIE …). Currently, simple schizophrenia only exists as a diagnostic category in the
All psychotic disorders lead the person suffering from them to lose contact with reality. This is why hallucinations or delusions will be the most characteristic symptoms of any psychotic disorder. But are delusions and hallucinations exactly the same? In the first place, delusions are anomalous beliefs in the sense that their content is strange, improbable
Do you know anyone who has the conviction that everything he says, thinks or does is great? If the answer is yes, you are probably dealing with a megalomaniac. This is the type of person who despises others because he considers himself superior to them, due to an oversized egotism. Now, how to identify them?
How many times have we found a fly in the kitchen? An experience that is not pleasant, but with which we can live. Now, imagine a person who is paralyzed by the same situation, while feeling how anxiety is growing exponentially. His body responds as if a lion has been found, rather than a harmless
People who have overcome depression know that sometimes the body cannot handle the soul. They are also well aware that relapses are common. That cold shadow continues to lurk stealthily. Now, having left that tunnel also enables them to use new resources that they do not hesitate to apply on a daily basis. Good focus,
Stress also changes our personality. You, who used to be so optimistic, confident, who responded to everyone with a smile and never stopped placing illusions on your horizon, now you perceive yourself very differently. Everything bothers you, you lack patience, you are always in a bad mood, you have become more cynical and there is
Can suicide be predicted? Can we be effective in your prediction? Although this behavior, like all human behavior, is complex and involves many variables with different weight, there are some indicators that can guide us towards its detection and prevention. Some populations may be considered at risk and some circumstances as risk factors, or possible