Common mental illnesses, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, are not accompanied by clear symptoms that specifically identify psychiatric patients in the early stages of the illness, but a cluster of changes in behavior or personality can indicate that a person has a mental illness, and early diagnosis is often recommended by professionals to select the right treatment and improve the chances of recovery, as the earlier the intervention, the higher the recovery rate.
Although patients with mental illness can present with a wide range of symptoms, it is possible to identify a group of common symptoms that may indicate mental illness, namely: mood swings, constant feelings of anxiety, and tension, which affect physical health and cause problems. Digestive disorders, tachycardia, and others, loss of pleasure and harmony in various activities that used to be a source of interest, loss of vitality and determination of the person, unusual behavior, and loss of control over everyday situations, which may be associated with various anxieties and problems, Irritability and aggressiveness in communicating with others, introversion and lack of communication with others Disturbed thinking with difficulty concentrating Fluctuating appetite, sometimes low, sometimes high Suicidal tendencies Delusions and delusions Panic attacks Constant anxiety and drug dependence.
In the treatment of mental illness, a distinction is made between drug treatment and psychological treatment, which is recommended by a psychiatrist ( دكتور نفسي ) and takes the form of meetings with the patient, during which the psychiatrist listens to the patient and talks to him or her about the problem. In order to help him or her, to find a solution that will enable him to cope with the mental state he is suffering from, psychiatrists rely on different types of psychological therapies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and others, which vary depending on the individual case.