Thought problems include a set of prominent cognitive-perceptual and affect regulation disturbances that are marked by idiosyncratic perceptions (“hallucinations”), deviant beliefs (“delusions”), and impaired capacity to sustain coherent discourse. Thought problems are quite common in the general population and can flair up temporary or develop into a full-blown disorder such as psychosis.
The lessons to be learned from happy neurotics
High scores on the neuroticism personality traits predict poor somatic and mental health and social and occupational dysfunction. Nonetheless, happy.