What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

Discover what we know— and don’t know— about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia was first identified more than a century ago, but we still don’t know its exact causes. It remains one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized illnesses today. So what do we actually know about its symptoms, causes, and treatments? Anees Bahji investigates.

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  1. Briona Kennedy on May 19, 2022 at 1:12 am

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  2. Jessy, C'est Moi on May 19, 2022 at 1:15 am

    My partner has schizophrenia and I don’t really know how to help them so I am trying as much as I can to learn about it and document myself but hah… I’m scared I’m not doing enough. Anyone with Schizophrenia or a partner with schizophrenia knows how I should handle this situation?

  3. H X on May 19, 2022 at 1:17 am

    This is all very politically correct, but try and live with a schizophrenic, and then come back here and say that they are not dangerous. There is a reason for the stigma

  4. Private Private on May 19, 2022 at 1:17 am

    Note this is not medical advice:

    Or maybr they are merely now sensing the controllers on the other side of the matrix? Those thoight may in fact be people?

  5. ashley nelson on May 19, 2022 at 1:18 am

    My brother has schizophrenia and recently started doing meth and it’s destroying himself and our family, it’s truly the most heartbreaking thing I’ve ever experienced … would appreciate some prayers 🙏🏽

  6. Lokesh on May 19, 2022 at 1:18 am

    Im one of this

  7. Jio Dreamur on May 19, 2022 at 1:20 am

    I am high and I have sczoprenia

  8. ManasKumar Behera on May 19, 2022 at 1:21 am

    Still i did not get it
    I need to study more in this regard
    Thanks for the video

  9. Noodle soup on May 19, 2022 at 1:22 am

    Lol good luck with that 👍

  10. MoonLight1001 on May 19, 2022 at 1:24 am

    My older sister was diagnosed with schizophrenia around the age of 18, my parents were immigrants and were not aware of all options of treatment for this illness. The doctor just kept prescribing her with antipsychotic drugs. It’s been 10 years since she’s been on those drugs with very little change, if anything I think it made her condition worse overtime. As far as I’m aware the GP never referred her for any form of CBT and only when I made a complaint, then he went to refer her to a “psychiatrist” who was no help at all and even told me that my sister will never fully recover and that the sister I once knew will never resurface. I’m thinking of even sueing this medical clinic for medical negligence. This video was very informative, thank you for the video!

  11. Phoenix Sakib on May 19, 2022 at 1:24 am

    My mom has been suffering from paranoid schizophrenia for the last two years. She is 60 y/o. Beginning of this years it’s reached its peak. Nowadays she always talks with delusional character. I don’t know when she’ll be cured or reach a normal stage. The whole family is worried about her.

  12. howdy folks on May 19, 2022 at 1:29 am

    A scary . what women want 😋
    Welcome to schizophrenia

  13. Angus on May 19, 2022 at 1:30 am

    Schizophrenia is scary, im lowkey scared to get it.

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  15. Sasha S on May 19, 2022 at 1:32 am

    Some people say euthanasia could be a solution

  16. Cossi Cowens on May 19, 2022 at 1:33 am

    Some days I feel all the meds I take are harder than the illness.
    On a good note though, my schizophrenia helps me see the germs my wife puts in my food.
    I just don’t eat anything she cooks 😆.

  17. RandomNessa on May 19, 2022 at 1:34 am

    i still dont know what schizophrenia is

  18. Emma Sampson on May 19, 2022 at 1:34 am

    more likely*

  19. Rajesh Kumar N S on May 19, 2022 at 1:35 am

    My father had a bipolar disorder and mild schizophrenia he had brain atrophy at the end, he had renal failure and his tablets consuming capability failed which lead to demise.

  20. Riad Aliu on May 19, 2022 at 1:36 am

    People with schizophrenia say that they see some shadows who speak just ure describing them in the video more or less they say that those shadows are threatening them and they have a personality on their own and they are trying to control.them and inflict fear on them and are telling the ones affected that if you tell others about us we will hurt you and thats why this disease is mysterious and unsolwed but who are those beings, u could search about it more from a spiritual prespective they are spiritual beings made of energy who live around us and try to control people that fear them i will not go into deeper detail but some kinds of religions and spiritualism have other answers and ways of healing these diseases since they know who those beings or shadows are and how to oppose them and keep them away .

  21. Michelle Vickers on May 19, 2022 at 1:36 am

    biggest coca bs ever

  22. having schizoaffective sucks on May 19, 2022 at 1:37 am

    My friend had schizophrenia and just committed suicide a couple months ago

  23. Cphilly on May 19, 2022 at 1:37 am

  24. E C on May 19, 2022 at 1:39 am

    This illness broken something related to my psychological brave ness, I might cry for silly things and get scared about anything which is not my old me

  25. SerHumanoLozano on May 19, 2022 at 1:40 am

    Nah, in low-income Hispanic culture it’s best just to keep your mouth shut. You are more likely to be bullied and mocked in the area where I’m from (up-tight religious older gen) or kept on a cocktail of medications from big pharma money pocketing federally grant-funded clinics/doctors. I saw several friends, neighbors, and patients on these unfortunate journeys.

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  27. Ahmed Jungkook on May 19, 2022 at 1:42 am

    As if the treatment can make things worse!!

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  31. Narendra Panchal on May 19, 2022 at 1:50 am

    It’s been more than 10 years and my mother also has schizophrenia but the way it affects her is a bit different. She didn’t tell my father for 2-3 years which led to delay of treatment and affected her even more. When my father finally started noticing that yes there’s something wrong, she was taken to the doctor but untill then she lost the control over her mind. I was only 4 or 5 and I don’t have many memories of us being happy together since at the time she was just not there anymore, she was just completely lost and I couldn’t help her. We struggled a lot with everyday work and my older sister from a young age had to look after me. I don’t have any memories of her (my mother) where she actually was okay. We are still struggling but we are just taking care of each other. My mother is always talking to someone by herself, tells me how some people visited her when no one came home. She sometimes asks me which year is it and then says it’s 2003 or 1999. She sometimes even forgets that I exist. It’s been so hard but seeing her struggling knowing what she’s going through hurts even more. We know we can’t be of much help except loving her and helping her as much as we can.

    I hope the discrimination against people who are suffering mentally can stop. I have seen people look at us in a weird whenever they see my mother outside. It’s infuriating and sometimes makes me feel like crying.

    I hope everyone’s safe and if anyone’s suffering from this or and other problem can be happy.
    Please look after yourself and your loved ones.
    I just wanted to share after reading so many stories.


  32. fashion m3ltd0wn on May 19, 2022 at 1:51 am

    I fear I may have it. For 3 years now i think I’m being watched constantly, even when completely alone. First it started out as fictional characters and now it’s real people. I’ve always known it wasn’t real, but recently I’ve had 2 psychotic episodes where I was convinced I was being watched and something WAS out to get me. And honestly, I cant tell you if I actually am in danger or not. I also suffer extreme paranoia and sometimes at night I can’t get out of bed because I fear something in the room will get me.

  33. Gen Isis on May 19, 2022 at 1:52 am

    I’m healing from the bully abuse.

  34. Martize on May 19, 2022 at 1:52 am

    As a person who has schizophrenia bipolar and depression disorder this helped me to know that it’s literally not me having negative thoughts it’s my illness so it’s like a "don’t panic u know the deal type life"

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  36. T.K. on May 19, 2022 at 1:54 am

    I wonder if you can get a brain scan or a blood test to find out if you are schizophrenic, if you are a person with a genetic predisposition to the disorder

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    i wonnder if hitlers delusions of importance was cause d by schizophrenia

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  40. 2割引き 999 Risa 2waringring HAW on May 19, 2022 at 2:01 am

    I’m not an expert, but in the case of schizophrenia, acute post-traumatic stress disorder, brain atrophy due to chronic post-traumatic stress disorder, etc. I suspect that people with bipolar disorder are more likely to come from comparisons with their surroundings.

  41. Young Zay on May 19, 2022 at 2:02 am

    I thought I was crazy for a while but this makes a lot of sense

  42. E C on May 19, 2022 at 2:04 am

    The cause of mine was not eating and sleeping properly like I did only 20 percent for two weeks, all done without full consciously or involuntary

  43. N. Violet on May 19, 2022 at 2:04 am

    this is such hogwash…all of these docs would probably call nikola tesla and einstein schizophrenic too…our pharma industry is destroying the human brain and ability to cope naturally. Often times this disease stems from trauma and is a spiritual cleansing that the body goes through- bc people are too scared of their own brain- pharma and docs created a world of science without understandibg medicine from a spiritual sense…id highly suggest looking into alternatives before i ever changed brain chenistry with big pharma.

  44. Sonya Brudkova on May 19, 2022 at 2:05 am

    Your pictures are so scary so it produces stigma as well

  45. Will Fletcher on May 19, 2022 at 2:05 am

    There’s no such thing as schizophrenia only the non understanding of people who spread that no understanding more like this video,creating stigma

  46. Gen Isis on May 19, 2022 at 2:05 am

    David Cavlovic is a cyber ully narcisist who projects abuse onto targets of great value. They try to brainwash you to thibk you have mental illnesses.

  47. Narayan Bayalkoti on May 19, 2022 at 2:06 am

    Human being are Soul, reincarnated, your old soul taking over..

  48. 2割引き 999 Risa 2waringring HAW on May 19, 2022 at 2:06 am

    In Japan, there is also an injection treatment with the proper noun called Abilify. 
    The mental hospital I go to does not provide electrical treatment.

  49. Jooj F on May 19, 2022 at 2:07 am

    all hypocrisy is schizophrinic. there is deliberate schizophrenia in double standards and abusing personal preferences in situations where it should not be used.
    shizophrenea is everywhere
    1% is a joke

  50. Goth Guy on May 19, 2022 at 2:08 am

    What has he done wrong? He’s strange and takes long to respond but is that a crime. It seems like he is being bullied to me. Smh 😥