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Psychoses In Children
For a 29 yo female, no children, with 4 recent episodes of 5-10 day acute confusion psychosis since december (no history) req hospitalisation, as well as 4 month amenorrhea is endocrine disorder pos?
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
Psychosis, schizophr: 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 Delirium and other disorders. ...Read more
Why is impossible to: Answer. It would be like asking why a certain percentage of the population gets seizures. It is what it is. ...Read more
I am suffering from hypocondriasis.. Now I am in a doubt tht this anxiety neurosis may lead to any type of psychoses disease , psychiatry?
Hypochondriasis: Hypochondriasis alone does not usually lead to psychosis, even though the worrying that comes with it can be very frightening. You need a good primary care doctor, a psychiatrist, and probably a therapist all working together with you, for the best results. Sometimes medicines help. Talk therapy can help you change the way you think about things, and that is invaluable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which is more likely to increase psychoses. Increasing stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone) from 125 to 150 on the same schedule or changing the dosage from 6 to 7 per day ?
Less risk by inc frq: In the treatment of Parkinson's patients with Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) it is generally believed that increased frequency of medication dosage is preferable for a variety of reasons including less risk of precipitating psychoses by the medication. Having said that-the most honest answer is "you will never know until you try it." ...Read more
Is the risk of psychoses greater with adding 1mg requip or 125mg stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone)?
Stalevo (carbidopa and levodopa and entacapone): It has much more dopamine.Get a more detailed answer ›
My sister (who has schizoeffective disorder) told me her doctor has her on prozac, trilafon, (perphenazine) and amantadine. Doesn't amantadine increase psychoses?
Antipsychotics: First medical causes and/or drug use need to be ruled out as causes. If these are ruled out and there is real psychosis diagnosed by a qualified professional, it is generally treated with medication, generally from a family of medications appropriately called "antipsychotics". ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychosis: Psychosis may be caused by drug intoxication, it can occur with mood disorders (severe major depression, mania), psychotic disorders (like schizophrenia, shizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder etc) or as the result of physical conditions. It is often treated with atypical antipsychotic medications or neuroleptic medications. ...Read more
No! It's bad anxiety: Ocd patient often say things like "i am crazy for washing my hands a thousand times a day." but this is not psychosis. This is a compulsive behavior due to anxious, obsessive thoughts. Ocd symptoms often make no sense to others. They can be excessive and irrational. But their origin is still anxiety. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, Some Is:
Your thought is correct- some CBT is actually designed for psychosis symptoms! CBT can also help other common issues folks with psychosis face, such as depression or social anxiety.
Here is some information that could help:
https://recoveryfromschizophrenia.org/cbt-for-psychosis-trauma-psychosis-handouts/ ...Read more
Manic psycosis: Manic psycosis is a disorder that can be defined by an elevated or irritable mood, delusions of grandeur, sleeplessness, and irrational judgement. It can be accompanied or alternated with periods of depression. Together it is called bipolar disorder. There is treament. Please seek medical attention from a psychiatrist or your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hormones, genes.: 2% of the population have psychosis at one time of their lives, and postpartum periods are particularly likely to exacerbate underlying psychopathology because of the profound hormonal fluxes that occur. Prompt medical attention is essential to avoid dire outcomes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer