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PTSD symptoms and causes

PTSD symptoms and causes: PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) or post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder that occurs after a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic or very unpleasant event. PTSD is an anxiety disorder that makes sufferers remember traumatic events. Some traumatic events that can trigger PTSD are war, accidents, natural disasters, and sexual abuse. However, not everyone who remembers a traumatic event has PTSD. There are specific criteria used to determine whether a person has PTSD. PTSD causes PTSD can occur after experiencing or witnessing a frightening or life-threatening event. It's not known exactly why these events cause PTSD in some people. PTSD risk factors Everyone can develop PTSD after witnessing or experiencing a tragic event. However, PTSD is more at risk in people who have the following risk factors: Lack of support from family and friends Suffering from alcohol addiction or drug abuse Suffering from other mental disorders, such as a

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that can affect behavior, emotions, and communication. People with schizophrenia can experience hallucinations, delusions, confused thinking, and changes in behavior. Schizophrenia is often confused with psychosis, even though the two are different. Psychosis is one symptom of mental disorders, such as bipolar disorder, delusions, major depression, and schizophrenia. Although symptoms of psychosis can appear in schizophrenia, not all people with schizophrenia experience them. According to data from WHO, more than 20 million people worldwide have schizophrenia. Meanwhile, according to research by the Indonesian Ministry of Health in 2019, it is estimated that there are 450,000 people with severe mental disorders (ODGJ) in Indonesia, including schizophrenia. The most common type of schizophrenia is paranoid schizophrenia. It should be noted that people with schizophrenia have a 2–3 times higher risk of dying at a young age. This is because other disease