There are many types of behavioral health disorder causing problems to the human race. This type of disorder doesn’t prefer who to cause trouble to. It does not consider the variables of your personality, be you rich and young or poor and old. On the other hand, there are different kinds of behavioral health disorder that can influence the young and the old. Let us take some time to talk about these kinds.
Let us first discuss behavioral health disorders affecting early days. Autism is one of the very common behavioral health disorder affecting childhood. Autism is a kind of childhood disorder that is distinguished by deficits in interacting strange and repeated behaviors. Autism is known to result from biological causes but is also known to responds well to behavioral interventions. Another common one is popularly known as ADHD. ADHD is short for attention-deficit/hyperactivity-disorder. It is a childhood disorder that gives children trouble in sustaining attention and controlling impulsive behaviors. This kind of childhood disorder makes a child hyperactive. ADHD can be treated with the used of stimulant drugs such as Ritalin. Behavioral therapies can also be used as a way of treatment for ADHD.
First discussed were behavioral disorders affecting childhood. Now, we will be discussing behavioral health disorders affecting adults. There are many different known kinds of behavioral health disorders seen on adolescents. Examples of these are Post traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and schizophrenia. Let us discuss them one by one.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is a set of symptoms which includes hypervigilance, re-experiencing whatever that causes the trauma, and emotional numbing. These are usually experienced by trauma survivors. Treatment for PTSD typically engages people to expose themselves to what they fear, to help them in their way of thinking, and helping them manages their current problems. People having PTSD needs drug therapies because it brings a lot of distress.
Schizophrenia makes people to have delusional beliefs and hallucinations. These people also has disgusting thoughts, speeches, and behaviors. There is also an absence of motivation, affect, and sensible communication from individuals with schizophrenia. There are two identified set of symptoms found in schizophrenia. Positive symptoms are characterized by presence of unusual thoughts, perceptions, and behaviors. These symptoms refer to the depiction of very significant experiences. In contrast with positive symptoms, negative symptoms characterize behavioral absence. Negative symptoms stand for the representation of the deficits in certain domains. Examples of positive symptoms of schizophrenia are delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thoughts and speeches, and disorganized or catatonic behavior. Examples of negative symptoms of schizophrenia are affective flattening, alogia and avolition.
Behavioral health disorders are quite a problem because most of the time, there is a great suffering on the part of the people that surrounds an individual who has this kind of disorder. These people would create great efforts to comprehend and make way for them because in the first place, this individual did not choose to have this disorder.
One of the good things that are able to come up in the recent years is the sprouting of many associations that support people who has behavioral health disorder. They create a way to help the public understand this type of disorder. They also help the family of the patient on what to do. Despite the problems this disorder causes, if one only knows where to look for help, taking care of the individual with the disorder won’t really be a big problem.
Behavioral health Disorder has many classifications and their way of treatment is dependent upon how they are classified.