social behavior and failure to understand what is real is termed as "Schizophrenia"
It is a mental disorder commonly characterized by false beliefs,
unclear or confused thinking, hearing voices, reduced social engagement and
emotional expression, and a lack of motivation. It most commonly manifests itself as
auditory hallucinations, paranoid or bizarre delusions, or disorganized speech
and thinking, and it is accompanied by significant social or occupational dysfunction.
Diagnosis is based on observed behaviour and the patient's reported
Researchers have found genetic disruptions
occur at a crucial time in brain development, a finding the team hopes could
pave the way for new treatment. Upon past research that uncovered 108
schizophrenia-related locations on the human genome by further linking
this DNA with genes related to brain development. Genes which increase the risk
for schizophrenia are most active during early fetal brain development.
Scientists are getting closer to
understanding the wiring in the brain that gives schizophrenia
patients auditory hallucinations. The research team was investigating
whether low vitamin D could be linked to specific symptoms as well as to
cognitive deficits in young patients. In both cases, a few hundred patients
were studied; they showed a connection between vitamin D deficiency and
negative symptoms and between the vitamin and “cognitive impairments in
processing speed and verbal fluency.” Vitamin D has many benefits, one of them
being promoting calcium absorption in the body, it is also crucial in cell and
bone growth and in immune function. Because our bodies produce it when our skin
is exposed to sunlight, people who spend a lot of time indoors can become deficient
in the vitamin, a malady that is common — and even more so in the winter.
Sarvam Neuropsychiatric Center specializes
in management of Schizophrenia, with top thoughtful psychiatric consultants on
boards, to take you on your journey to complete recovery….
No Diwali celebrations is complete without lighting,rangoli's,pooja, dancing and delicious treats. All arrangements were made so that residents do not miss diwali at home. In addition several competitions were held during the day and the celebrations were concluded with an awards ceremony for residents.
The Indian reality precludes this concept.
The most telling example is the wide divide in state policy on oral substitute
therapy for morphine-based dependence with street availability of buprenorphine.
“Opioid” - Is a type of medicine often used to help in relieving pain. It works by lowering the number of pain signals your body sends to your brain and alters how your brain responds to pain. Opioids are often prescriptive medicines that Doctors most often prescribe to relieve pain from toothaches and dental procedures, injuries, surgeries, and chronic conditions such as cancer. Some prescription cough medicines also contain opioids.
Very often than not, opioids have been misused in forms of Drug Abuse which leads to Addiction. Misusing opioids means that you not following doctor’s instructions for how to take the medicine, or you take the drug illegally. Opiates are one of the easily available, readily prescribed, relatively cheap and very addictive – A Dangerous Combination.
India with poorly regulated and thriving chemist network is teeming with easy availability of otherwise prescription drugs eg. Dextropropoxyphene, codeine, tramadol. Tighter regulation on other narcotics has led to a thriving market.
At SARVAM, we provide a comprehensive approach to combat this addiction.