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Any relation between psychosis and amphetamine abuse?

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Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry
9 doctors agree

In brief: Very much

Amphetamine abuse commonly causes paranoia that can progress to paranoid delusions.
An agitated, manic-like psychosis is also possible with auditory and visual hallucinations. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/stimulant_psychosis.

In brief: Very much

Amphetamine abuse commonly causes paranoia that can progress to paranoid delusions.
An agitated, manic-like psychosis is also possible with auditory and visual hallucinations. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/stimulant_psychosis.
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Dr. Michael Pierce
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Amphetamine abuse has been associated with paranoia, which is a psychotic process.
Judicious use of amphetamine is not associated with psychosis, except in previous unrecognized/undiagnosed psychotic or bipolar disorders.

In brief: Yes

Amphetamine abuse has been associated with paranoia, which is a psychotic process.
Judicious use of amphetamine is not associated with psychosis, except in previous unrecognized/undiagnosed psychotic or bipolar disorders.
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