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BBNaija S6: My Brother Has Schizophrenia – Maria Breaks Down In Tears (Video)

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BBNaija S6: My Brother Has Schizophrenia – Maria Breaks Down In TearsBig Brother Naija housemate, Maria has revealed the trauma of her family since the diagnosis of her brother’s mental health illness.

Maria told Big Brother that her brother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia. She made the disclosure during her diary session on Friday.

Schizophrenia is a mental health condition where you may see, hear or believe things that are not real. Symptoms of schizophrenia include hearing voices or seeing things that are not real, unusual beliefs and confused thinking. The ailment is usually treated with a combination of talking therapies and medicine.


Biggie
had asked what she thought of the day’s task on mental health and she said the campaign hits home because it brought back memories of her brother who was diagnosed years ago

She said her brother’s illness has been hard for her family since he was diagnosed with the disease.

Maria revealed;

A couple of years ago my brother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia. It’s been hard on the family because it can never be cured.

He is on medication and constant watch in the hospital. He was a perfect human on everything he did and then he got diagnosed. Not all of us have been the same in the family since then.

 

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