This pin provides information for schizophrenia awareness. Read over the statistics, then visit the website. Read the information provided in the 'What is mental health?' tab, then listen to the video about young people with mental illnesses on the home page. I hope it provides you with a better understand of mental health, and its prevalence in youth. You are not alone!
Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness characterised by disturbances in a person’s thoughts, perceptions, emotions and behaviour. This infographic highlights changes in current thinking about the illness. To find out more visit www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk.
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder, characterized by profound disruptions in thinking, affecting language, perception, and the sense of self. It often includes psychotic experiences, such as hearing voices or delusions. It can impair functioning through the loss of an acquired capability to earn a livelihood, or the disruption of studies
Fresh on IGM > Fight #MentalIllness: Explore interesting statistics about the leading mental illnesses in the US such as Schizophrenia, Depression, Mental disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Attention Deficit. > http://infographicsmania.com/fight-mental-illness/
According to the Health Development Agency, ‘Young black men are over-represented in the mental health statistics’ (Health Development Agency, 2001, p. 36), particularly in terms of diagnosis for schizophrenia, which is generally three times higher for the African-Caribbean population than for the UK white population (Nazroo, 1997). http://www.open.edu/openlearn/body-mind/health/children-and-young-people/young-people-s-wellbeing/content-section-3.3