Causes of Mental health disorders

Though the precise cause of these diseases is unknown, they may be triggered by a variety of physical, emotional, or environmental causes. Factors such as heredity, evolution, and psychological stress can also play a role. Experts also identified many significant causes of mental health disorders, which are described below-

  • Childhood abuse, trauma, or neglect

  • When you’re under a lot of pressure or have been under a lot of pressure for a long time

  • Continuous social isolation or loneliness

  • Being affected with a long-term medical illness

  • Being a victim of domestic violence, bullying, or other abuse as an adult

  • Situations such as social deprivation, poverty, or debt can lead to social isolation and loneliness

  • From experiencing discrimination and stigma in any form

  • Social pressure

  • Death of a loved one

  • Physical causes like a head injury or a neurological condition

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So these are the causes for mental health disorders, but how can we know that one is been suffering from a mental disorder?

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One’s symptoms may be specific or general, making them more difficult to understand. In certain situations, these warning signals are overlooked and dismissed as a natural part of growing up. It is important for parents to take care of the signs and seek medical advice if they suspect their child is suffering from an illness.
For more - What are the symptoms of mental health disorders? and Diagnosis of Mental health disorders in child

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