Mental Illness is a commonly occurring disease may be found common among all of us. There is a difference between normal stress and deep stress . Normal stress that everyone would have come across in everyday life at some point . During a busy work schedule , loss of happiness , loss of appetite but these stress occurs when external factor burden us . But , deep stress is once you are facing that stress and not able to overcome it , at such point every one of us may be affected with Mental illness .
Myths About Mental illness :
Myth : Children are not affected to Mental IllnessReality : Children between 3-7 may be affected to mental illness . Some of the disorders that children experience : Autism , ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder . These mental health problems are often clinically diagnosable, and can be a product of the interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors. Every mental health problems requires proper medications , treatments and talk therapy . All the above parents care to the Child is at most significant.
Myth : People with Mental Problems are violent or unpredictable
Reality : Majority of the people with mental illness are not violent may be we can say 3-5% of the people suffer with mental illness behave violently but most of the victim will lead a normal Life as the other or even more productive and active than others . You won't know a person really has mental illness within your surroundings because it is that person who will perform extraordinarily super than others such as at work such type of person would be hyperactive.
Myth : Mental Illness is not Inheritable
Reality : Mental illness can be inherited from Ancestors . If in a family any of the person has suffered or suffering from mental illness their next generation people may likely to be affected with mental disorder. So , stress can be a genetic problem too.
These are some types of mental disorder that are genetically inherited :
NarcissismMyth : People Don't recover from Mental Illness
Reality : People can and do recover from Mental disorder . Depending on the level of self support , external support , treatment , medications and therapy it could be completely cured. Even when people feel any complications with other support you could completely get relief from mental disorder.
Myth : Everyone gets depressed when they grow older . It's because of ageing
Reality : Many of us think only because I have grown older , I feel depressed . But in depth if you see , it could be also a mental disorder . Older adults may have a greater risk of depression because they experience so many changes in roles and social networks . If an older adult experiences depression, they need the same support as anyone else.
Myth : Therapy and self-help are a waste of time. Why bother when you can just take a pill?
Reality : Most of us think therapy , treatment is a waste of time . But only through talk therapy you could somehow manage to overcome such problems . Psychiatrist specialist would give a prescribed list of pills to take on a regular basis . Following and keeping touch with those specialist , your problem would completely vanish.
Myth : People who experience mental illnesses are weak and can’t handle stress.
Reality : Stress Management be better managed by people with mental illness . People who experience mental illnesses may actually be better at managing stress than people who haven’t experienced mental illnesses. Many people say those who don't manage stress and possess lack of problem solving skills are more prone to have Mental illness . People who really taking care on their own , ask for help on how to solve a problem and clears their doubt are truly stepping out from mental stress.
Myth : People with Mental Illness can't WorkReality : It is really a false perspective that a Mental disorder people can't work . Some people manage to work with a support from colleagues . Most people try to face systemic barriers to finding and keeping meaningful employment.