Emotions are a part and parcel of life. It is not uncommon for most of us to experience emotions of happiness as well as sadness at various times in our lives. For most of us, these episodes of joy and sorrow are relatively short lived, and justified. In other words, we feel them for a short while, and for a specific reason. But this statement doesn't hold true for approximately 0.4% to 2% of the population, who suffer from what is called Bipolar Disorder.
A World Of Their Own - What is Schizophrenia?
Do you hear aliens talking to you? Do you think that the red and green traffic lights are signals from space? Do you hear people talking to you constantly when there is no one physically present? This may sound very bizarre to you. But the hard truth is that there are people for whom such thoughts and behaviours are a reality.