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A 18-year-old female asked:

I think i may have it, but what really is manic psychosis?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Mania with psychosis: Mania or hypomania: one may show aggression, agitation, v judgment ; impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts ; speech, ^ libido, v sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity or psychosis. Psychosis is loss of touch with reality. If this description seems to fit - you should be seen at the emergency room asap. Take care.
Dr. Tonya Knoll
General Practice 22 years experience
Manic psycosis: Manic psycosis is a disorder that can be defined by an elevated or irritable mood, delusions of grandeur, sleeplessness, and irrational judgement. It can be accompanied or alternated with periods of depression. Together it is called bipolar disorder. There is treament. Please seek medical attention from a psychiatrist or your physician.
Last updated Mar 26, 2014
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