What is schizophrenia? - Anees Bahji

Important Vocabulary Words From The Video


Irritability is a mood or feeling that is caused by frustration or anger. When you are irritable, you are usually grouchy and unpleasant to be around.

  • He was irritable because he was angry about the situation.
  • The work environment is irritable because of the high level of stress.

A misperception is a false belief that you have about something. It can be a misunderstanding, or it can be a belief that is not based on reality.

  • Many people have the misperception that eating junk food is bad for them.
  • The soldier had a misperception about the enemy, and he was killed by them.

Likelier means more likely. When you say that something is likelier to happen, you mean that there is a greater chance that it will happen.

  • It's likelier that the storm will carry the hurricane further inland.
  • It's likelier that she will get the job because she has the qualifications that the company is looking for.

To milder something is to make it less intense or harsh. When you milder a sauce, you are reducing the amount of ingredients that are used.

  • The sauce is milder with the addition of the onions.
  • The government is trying to milder the economy by spending money.

An antipsychotic is a type of medication that is used to treat people who have problems with their mental health. antipsychotics are often used in combination with other medications to treat people with schizophrenia.

  • He was prescribed an antipsychotic to treat his schizophrenia.
  • The antipsychotic is helping to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Antipsychotics are drugs that are used to treat people who have a mental health disorder. They are also sometimes used to treat people who are struggling with addiction to drugs or alcohol.

  • The antipsychotic helped to reduce the patient's symptoms significantly.
  • The antipsychotic is being used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia.

Neurotransmitters are chemicals that are responsible for communication between the different parts of the brain. They are involved in everything from moods to emotions to memory.

  • The neurotransmitters are responsible for the mood swings that she experiences.
  • The neurotransmitters are responsible for the memory that she has of the event.

Psychoses are mental illnesses that cause people to have a wide variety of symptoms. Some people with psychoses may have hallucinations, which is when they see things that are not really there.

  • He was diagnosed with a psychosis and was put on medication.
  • She has been diagnosed with a schizophrenia, and she is taking medication to control the symptoms.

To dehumanize someone is to reduce them to the level of an animal. You might dehumanize someone by calling them names or making fun of them.

  • He dehumanized her by calling her a stupid name.
  • The professor dehumanized the students by treating them like animals.