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Can anyone tell me what causes permanent psychosis?

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Dr. Anthony Vita answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

...that damages the brain can potentially cause psychosis. Psychosis is when the brain/mind have lost touch with reality, and paranoia, delusions, hallucinations and disorganized thinking can occur. Common causes are chronic drug abuse, alcoholism, dementia and some psychiatric illnesses.

Answered Sep 29, 2016

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