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How often can you actually get tactile hallucinations with psychosis?

How often can you actually get tactile hallucinations with psychosis?

Possible: Tactile hallucinations can occur with psychosis but are usually overshadowed by visual and auditory hallucinations. When alone i would look for other causes such as drugs (marijuana, ecstasy), seizures, nerve damage and other neurologic disorders. ...Read more

Dr. Brian Writer
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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


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Should you take sertraline if you suffer from audio hallucinations and psychosis?

Should you take sertraline if you suffer from audio hallucinations and psychosis?

Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) is antidepressant. Can work if psychosis is part of depression, along with antipsychotic medication. ...Read more

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Can you take sertraline if you suffer from hallucinations and psychosis?

Can you take sertraline if you suffer from hallucinations and psychosis?

Yes, but...: For psychosis and hallucinations related to psychosis, antipsychotic medications are the best treatment. Sertraline is an antidepressant and useful if there is a concurrent depression with the psychotic disorder. Sertraline will not treat the psychosis or hallucinations though. ...Read more

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Can lamictal treat bipolar psychosis/hallucinations?

Can lamictal treat bipolar psychosis/hallucinations?

Not first line: While Lamictal can be very beneficial for bipolar disease, it is not first line for psychosis, Pleasespeak to your prescribing physician about your symptoms and ask for further guidance and management. ...Read more

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Nurse says I should learn to cope with psychotic hallucinations and stop taking risperidone? Though the risperidone was to stop them?

Nurse says I should learn to cope with psychotic hallucinations and stop taking risperidone? Though the risperidone was to stop them?

Depends: If your hallucinations are mild/ not too distressing, might be an option to get off long-term med. If no major side effects from med & if it is helping, then netter to leave as is. Discuss the suggestion of the nurse w/your dr/provider. ...Read more

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If i don't disclose my hallucinations will a psych still be able to tell i'm psychotic?

If i don't disclose my hallucinations will a psych still be able to tell i'm psychotic?

It's not a game.: Take your diagnostic and therapeutic relationship seriously. If you don't disclose everything, you are not getting value out of your work with the dr. Being open is the only way to get full value from a therapeutic relationship. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychoses (Definition)

Psychoses are mental health conditions where a person has a state of mind not in line with reality, and can include hallucinations (sights and sounds that are not truly occurring), delusions (false beliefs), and a lack of insight ...Read more