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How is brief psychotic disorder self-diagnosed?

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Dr. Jeff Jacobs answered

Specializes in Child Psychiatry

Self diagnosis is a bad idea in general, even for a doctor, but it is impossible for anyone to self-diagnose any type of psychosis. But by definition, a person cannot diagnose him or herself with a psychotic disorder - how can a person simultaneously lose touch with reality yet still be able to discern what is real?

Answered Oct 3, 2016

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