Understanding Lack of Insight

We often hear from families that, even in the midst of a psychotic episode, their loved one is refusing to take medication or to engage in treatment because they don’t believe that they’re sick.

People Arguing

This can be incredibly frustrating for caregivers and tends to lead to arguments which can escalate their loved one’s erratic behavior and erode trust in their relationship.

The inability for a person to recognize that their thoughts and behaviors are abnormal is actually a common symptom of mental illness called Anosognosia.