Marriage and family

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   - Abuse, PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, social isolation
   - according to a WHO study: married men have a delay of the onset of psychotic symptoms in comparison to single men
   - **Patients with mental disorders are less likely to be married** (social isolation, depression...)
   - couples seeking a divorce have a statistically higher incidence of mental comorbidities than couples that stay together


   - as a source of mental disorders
   - the effect of a mental disorder (e.g. schizophrenia) on the family → can take a toll on the financial, as well as emotional reserve of family members (think how it would change the dynamic in your family, if your sibling suddenly starts to develop schizophrenia)
   - childhood neglect can lead to mental disorders such as reactive attachment disorder, disinhibited social engagement
   - the childhood is the period, where the personality develops or personality disorders develop
   - Eating disorders, Abuse (DID, PTSD), anxiety disorders, separation anxiety, depression