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Can neurapothy cause psychosis in 65 year old, who has full memory, but started getting dillusional and agressive?

Can neurapothy cause psychosis in 65 year old, who has full memory, but started getting dillusional and agressive?

Assuming neuropathy: Assuming you mean neuropathy, an isolated neuropathy should not cause psychosis. However, conditions that are related to psychoses (e.g. drugs) can also cause neuropathies. Hence, seeing a knowledgeable health care provider is important to assess all potential causes of both to see whether there is an overlap. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Psychotic (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


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Would I know if I had psychosis? If so, how long would it take a psychiatrist to treat it? Memory is so bad that I can't function.

Psychosis: Psychosis is typically associated with auditory hallucinations (hearing voices that aren't there) or less often visual hallucination (seeing things that are not there). Do you have these symptoms? Drugs and alcohol may be the cause or may contribute to the problem so avoid both. If you are experiencing these symptoms then you should see a psychiatrist. There are many medications that can help. ...Read more

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Can schizoaffective DO cause cognitive memory recall issues when in an active phase of psychosis? I function marginally but have prob with recall

Can schizoaffective DO cause cognitive memory recall issues when in an active phase of psychosis? I function marginally but have prob with recall

Yes: Both medicines to treat psychosis and the disease itself can cause or exascerbate memory issues. Work with your psychiatrist to get medications that help the most with the least side effects possible. ...Read more

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I have schizoaffective and suffer memory loss, complex partial seizures, and I have three voices, and violent psychosis. Any long term inpatient prog?

I have schizoaffective and suffer memory loss, complex partial seizures, and I have three voices, and violent psychosis. Any long term inpatient prog?

Aggressive tx.: With aggressive psychiatric care (& neurologic) the results may be favorable. It is important to maintain as rigid control as possible over the psychotic and affective symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes psychosis?

What causes psychosis?

???????: That is the million dollar question. However, people with genertic preparedness can develop psychosis under stresss. Also certain meds and chemicals can increase the risk and at times precipitate psychosis. I.e. stimulants such as those used to treat ASHD, Cannabinoids increase the risk of psychosis by 700%... other street drugs may do so as well ...Read more

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What defines psychosis?

What defines psychosis?

Psychosis is: Essentially a break from reality. People can be come delusional, paranoid, hear and see things that others don't hear or see. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is florid psychosis?

What is florid psychosis?

Obvious psychosis: Florid psychosis usually means a period in which symptoms are glaringly obvious, such as hallucinations, illusions, and delusions. The individual often has flight of ideas, meaning he jumps from one topic to another irrationally. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a mental psychosis?

Symptoms of a mental psychosis?

Psychiosis: The symptoms of psychotic disturbance may include so called perceptual abnormalities, or hallucinations, which can be auditory, visual, tactile, gustatory and olfactory. Psychosis may also include becoming paranoid/delusional. ...Read more

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How might psychosis be disabling?

How might psychosis be disabling?

Many ways.: It can lead to confusion and lack of touch with reality. It is often accompanied by impairment in the areas of interpersonal relationships, recreation and work. In some cases it may lead to harm to self or others or one's inability to care for his or her self. ...Read more

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Could you describe psychosis to me?

Could you describe psychosis to me?

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;. ...Read more

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What are tell tale signs of psychosis?

What are tell tale signs of psychosis?

Psychosis: Is a symptom of break from reality. Can occur in psychotic disorders, mood disorders and organic such as from effect of illicit substances or medications or medical illnesses. ...Read more

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Can working with mk801 cause psychosis?

Ingestion: Not sure what you mean by "working with" but certainly there are risks from ingestion, see: http://sgoti. Ws/ytlhwg. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of psychosis?

What are the main symptoms of psychosis?

Break with reality: Delusions-false, fixed ideas, voices, thought insertion, broadcasting, ideas of reference (the tv is talking about you), thought blocking, tangential thoughts, loosely associated thoughts, apathy, self-referential thiinking, flat affect...These are the main symptoms of psychosis, which can be caused by many things, not just schizophrenia. ...Read more

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What medicine do you take for psychosis?

What medicine do you take for psychosis?

Antipsychotics: Antipsychotic medications are separated into the 1st generation and 2nd generation families. The 1st gen include haloperidol, perphenazine, navane, (thiothixene) Fluphenazine and others. 2nd gen include olanzapine, risperidone, ziprasidone, aripiprazole, quetiapine, clozapine, lurasidone, iloperidone, paliperidone, asenapine. No other class will treat psychosis. ...Read more

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Which drug gives you permanent psychosis?

Which drug gives you permanent psychosis?

Mehamphetamine: Meth can definitely cause persistent psychosis especially in those with predisposition. PCP, LSD, mushrooms, peyote might but no conclusive evidence that I know of. Cocaine and even marijuana frequently cause temporary psychosis and could trigger those who are susceptible more long term. Alcohol can cause psychosis especially during withdrawal ...Read more

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Which drug gives you permanent psychosis?

Which drug gives you permanent psychosis?

Mehamphetamine: Meth can definitely cause persistent psychosis especially in those with predisposition. PCP, LSD, mushrooms, peyote might but no conclusive evidence that I know of. Cocaine and even marijuana frequently cause temporary psychosis and could trigger those who are susceptible more long term. Alcohol can cause psychosis especially during withdrawal ...Read more

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How can is support someone with psychosis?

How can is support someone with psychosis?

Patience: Psychosis is chronic recurring illness with changes in reality testing. The illness is frustrating for care givers as patient may not want treatment or understand illness itself and go off treatment. Be patient and keep encouraging them to seek treatment. It's a lonely world with psychosis so an understanding friend is valuable. ...Read more

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What is the highest risk of psychosis mcq?

What is the highest risk of psychosis mcq?

What is mcq?: I don't understand what your question means -- what is mcq? ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm suffering from psychosis?

How do I know if I'm suffering from psychosis?

By your symptoms.: The most common symptoms are hallucinations (auditory, visual, smell, taste, touch), delusions (feeling that people are out to get you or scheming against you, feeling that the tv or radio are talking about you, feeling that people can insert thoughts magically into your mind or steal thoughts from your mind, and hearing your own thoughts spoken aloud outside your mind.) these are. Often accompanied by changes in mood personality and behavior. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Psychosis (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychoses (Definition)

Psychosis is a condition mostly seen in Schizophrenia and conditions where certain drugs cause psychotic symptoms. Symptoms may include auditory and visual hallucinations and a break with reality. Psychotic symptoms can be managed with medications and usually begin at the age of 20+ but can also be seen earlier or later as in Dementia or ...Read more