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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

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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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?

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

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


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