Stress Management

From Hallucinations to Delusions Mental Health


Mental health is tricky since there are many types of diagnosis, including personality disorders, cognitive disorder, mental diseases and so forth. To understand mental health fully is nearly impossible, but there are many answers to questions that many have since all of us directly or indirectly are affected by mental illnesses. Some disorders, diseases, or cognitive impairments may cause a person to hallucinate or become delusional. Other diagnosis may include less severe symptoms.

There is this anxiety disorders that can cause the patients to worry obsessively, inability to focus, tension attacks, disorders in sleep, distress, headaches and so forth. The most severe symptoms in the anxiety disorder include obsessive-compulsive behaviors, anorexia, phobias of socializing, hypochondrias and so forth. Patients that suffer from anxiety disorders may resort to alcohol which creates another problem instead of finding relief. Anxiety disorders are often linked to other types of disorders including, depersonalization disorder, adjustment disorders and the like.

Some researchers believe that anxiety disorder is a direct link to hereditary, while other philosophers will dispute this notion. As a rule, anxiety is brought on by a series of failures, losses, and so on, if this patient is incapable of handling common stressors it can affect the nervous system and cause frequent anxiety attacks. Once the person is affected with anxiety, other symptoms often following simply because the person is somewhat disconnected from realism.

Panic disorder is similar in that it shares common symptoms as anxiety disorder. Patients with panic disorders often suffer intense panic attacks, sometimes agoraphobia, depression, and other related problems. The most severe symptoms of this disorder are feelings or tendencies of suicide, obsessive and compulsive behaviors, substance abuse, heart, and other related issues. Anyone that suffers either or panic/anxiety disorders is subject to physical disabilities.

Social Phobias are also common amongst many men in the world, but has also affected children and women. These types often fear embarrassment and will often avoid pubic encounters since their fears bring forth anxiety attacks. Social Phobias prevent success for most patients since they have difficulty working in society or complications with shopping, and so on. Each of the disorders listed in this article affect the patients both mentally and physically and in some case patients have died from heart attacks since there level of coping was over surpassing. Often people that worry excessive subjects the heart to dangers. It is vital to manage these types of illnesses to prevent further complications.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as a survivor I can tell you from first-hand experience that this disorder is complicated and extremely stressful. Posttraumatic stress is a result from trauma, rape, combat, terrorist attacks, and other types of disasters. In this case, the patient often relives the trauma through repeated flashbacks. The disorder before experts began evaluating it was known as ‘war shock.’ The patient often suffers from re-occurring nightmares, night sweats, and often avoids noises, such as popping sounds since it often sounds like cannons going off. Most posttraumatic patients detach them self from society, since many in the world regularly show concern about the disorders, and will often trigger the patient. Often their thoughts, emotions, feelings, sense, are all desensitized, and often the patients suffer lapse of concentration. They often suffer sleeping difficulties, and are extremely vigilant to the surroundings.