The Latin term for "Healthy Soul in a Healthy Body", is very reasonable indeed to be applied, especially in modern world nowadays. Many people are working hard for their better life, and fulfilling their needs of following new lifestyles, are making their stress levels gets higher everyday. From year to year, mental diseases are always increasing. Maintaining your mental health is as much important as your physical health.
Schizophrenia, a major mental disease marked by a disorganization of personality with bizzare behavior, hallucinations, incoherent speech, and detachment from the real world. Schizophrenia patients at Hajj General Hospital of Surabaya, there're 136 patients registered in 2010 rose to 213 patients in 2011. "Schizophrenia is dominated by those who are at productive aged between 20-40 years. At the age where source of more stress, and there're many people who can not manage stress well, "said dr. Bambang Respati SpKJ, psychiatrist.
Heavy burden of life combines with high individualistic society are making schizophrenics to productive age is increasing. People with schizophrenia don't realize that they were sick. People closest to the patient is making an important role in the healing process. It takes attention, awareness, sensitivity from his relatives, friends, and families.
Schizophrenia is different from multiple personality disorder (MPD) or Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID). Many people has assumed that they are just the same. Schizophrenics did not bring up a new identity within the patient, as well as in patients with DID. Schizophrenia is usually a long time in developing. The individual may gradually lose interest in the world, as his personality loses its color, and he may withdraw from social contacs, preferring to sulk in his room.
Schizophrenic patients feel no need of a friend or someone else, because they always assume that they are ashamed to meet other people, never felt joys, and hard to communicate with others, due to unable to think abstractly. Condition of the patient is worsened because of the family and the environment are often ignored it, due to considered it as an adaptation process.
In children ages are very difficult to distinguish between a schizophrenic child with an autistic child. On such children, although often briliant, may seem feeble-minded. It takes an expert to address the mental health of schizophrenia in childhood before they were teenagers. Having paranoid or excessive suspicion to anyone, and considering all people as their enemy, are symptoms to be noticed by parents to their teenage kids.