Ever wonder what happens to the mind of someone suffering from schizophrenia? The paintings below will give you a small idea.
Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that occurs mostly in young people and disrupts their perception on reality. People suffering from mental illness, often have hallucinations, auditory as well as visual. They have paranoid ideas and disorganized speech and thinking that creates big problem in social interaction with their surroundings.
Patients are distinguished from intense introspection and occupy a proportion of approximately 0.4-0.6% of the population. The causes of mental illness are not clear, but are usually due to psychological and social disorders.
A big role, according to investigators, play genetic factors, as it is believed that the disease is transferred genetically to humans. Today, located in controllable situation with medication, the people could reintegrate into society.
The following drawings were created by people who suffer from schizophrenia.
Some may make others to shudder, but their creators are capturing the turmoil going on inside their minds. Through art making the absurd connotations of their thoughts and their illness, more tolerable.