Mental illnesss like any other form of bodily desease is a phemnomena that needs sympathy, not stimatization. Talking about it, is the best way to spread the awareness that such patients are not alone and this should not be kept hidden behind four walls of the house.
Have you ever experienced yourself in a melancholic mood so much so that you feel you are swinging between depressed and normal for a long time? Have you left it untreated or ignored ?
If yes is your reply, mind that you are doing wrong with the most precious organ of your body ie. Brain.
While mental illness range from mild to supreme degrees, it’s quite normal to feel morbs or stressed at some times. It is the persistence of an abnormal behaviour that could be diagnosed as illness. The best cure is to identify an illness at its inception. And the only way to do this is to first talk about it.
There is an old saying that a healthy mind resides only in a healthy body. So to be mentally strong and healthy, one must practice yoga and other physical activities and interact with people around, to experience healthy relationships.
Today, let’s talk about some of the uncommon disorders . You might be intrigued or repelled by this knowledge so don’t hide it. Its better to find a cure than keeping it hidden.
Some uncommon disorders
- Cotard delusion also known as the walking corpse syndrome, Cotard is a mental illness wherein the patients bdlieve that they are dead or don’t exist.
- PWS is caused by a chromosomal defect and is non hereditary. PWS can bring with it a number of symptoms including motor skill deficiency, incomplete growth, and mental retardation. In addition, PWS causes an unquenchable appetite. Left unchecked, sufferers can literally eat themselves to death
- Lycanthropia also called wolf-madness, when men run howling about graves and fields in the night, and will not be persuaded but that they are wolves, or some such beasts.
- The Dancing Plague (or Dance Epidemic) of 1518was a case of dancing mania that occurred in Strasbourg, Alsace (then part of the Holy Roman Empire) in July 1518. Around 400 people took to dancing for days without rest, and, over the period of about one month, some of those affected died of heart attack, stroke, or exhaustion.
Here were a few forms of madness which are quite paculiar and horryfying and the list of bizzare disorders doesn’t end here.
To every argument it would be right to suggest that no single person is completely sane. So don’t be shy about it. Speak up and hear from people in every corner of this this world who suffer from the same case history as yours and from those who effectively cured themselves. Remmember the first steo to cure it is open communication.
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