One of the problems that causes dangers to the human race is the problem of behavioral health disorder. This kind of disorder doesn’t choose who to cause trouble to. Young or old and male or female, it does not consider who and what you are. However, there are different kinds of behavioral health disorder that can influence the young and the old. Let us take some time to discuss these kinds.
Let us first discuss behavioral health disorders affecting childhood. Autism is one of the very common behavioral health disorder affecting childhood. Autism is a kind of childhood disorder that is distinguished by deficits in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and schizophrenia are just the common ones. Let us discuss them one by one.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a set of symptoms which includes hypervigilance, experiencing the trauma again, and numbness in one’s emotional feelings. These are usually experienced by trauma survivors. Treatment for PTSD normally engages people to expose themselves to what they fear, to help them in their way of thinking, and helping them manages their current problems. PTSD usually brings a lot of distress that is why drug therapies are needed for people having this disorder.
Delusional beliefs and hallucinations are the characteristic of people having schizophrenia. These people also has disgusting thoughts, speeches, and behaviors. There is also an absence of motivation, affect, and sensible communication from individuals with schizophrenia. There are two identified set of symptoms found in schizophrenia. Positive symptoms are characterized by presence of unusual thoughts, perceptions, and behaviors. These symptoms refer to the depiction of very relevant experiences. In contrast with positive symptoms, negative symptoms characterize behavioral absence. Negative symptoms stand for the representation of the deficits in certain domains. Examples of positive symptoms of schizophrenia are delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts and speeches, and disorganized or catatonic behavior. Examples of negative symptoms of schizophrenia are affective flattening, alogia and avolition.
Most of the time, behavioral disorders cause a lot of problems. It creates great suffering not just on the person afflicted but also on the people that surrounds him or her. These people would make great efforts to understand and make way for them because in the first place, this individual did not choose to have this disorder.
One of the good things that are able to come up in the recent years is the sprouting of many associations that support people who has behavioral health disorder. They create a way to help out the public understand this kind of disorder. They also asssit the family of the patient on what to do. Despite the problems this disorder causes, if one only knows where to look for help, taking care of the individual with the disorder won’t really be a big problem.
Behavioral Health Disorder makes an individual having problems with their attitude and in the process affecting people around them.