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Could you describe psychosis to me?

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Dr. Humberto Quintana
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Psychosis is a mental health problems that stop the person from thinking clearly, telling the difference between reality and their imagination, and acting normally. The two main symptoms: •hallucinations – where a person hears, sees (and in some cases smells) things that are not really there;. In a delusions – a person believes things that, when examined rationally, are obviously untrue;.
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