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Can you tell me how could i be diagnosed with major depression with psychotic features?

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In brief: Psychiatric eval

If you suspect this, get an evaluation by a psychiatrist as soon as possible.
Major depression with psychotic features is a very serious illness that has a particularly high suicide rate. Symptoms include sadness/numbness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, changes in sleep or appetite, low energy or concentration, suicidal thinking, paranoia, hallucinations, or delusional thinking.

In brief: Psychiatric eval

If you suspect this, get an evaluation by a psychiatrist as soon as possible.
Major depression with psychotic features is a very serious illness that has a particularly high suicide rate. Symptoms include sadness/numbness, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, changes in sleep or appetite, low energy or concentration, suicidal thinking, paranoia, hallucinations, or delusional thinking.
Dr. Lincoln Bickford
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: A psychiatric or

Psychological evaluation would be a good approach for accurate diagnosis of a severe major depressive episode with psychotic features.
In this situation, depression is combined with some form of loss of reality. Take care.

In brief: A psychiatric or

Psychological evaluation would be a good approach for accurate diagnosis of a severe major depressive episode with psychotic features.
In this situation, depression is combined with some form of loss of reality. Take care.
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