Could depressive psychosis / psychois depression cured?

Yes, treatment helps. Yes, there are effective treatments for psychotic depression. For the most effective help, work with a psychiatrist who can fully evaluate all your symptoms and prescribe the best medications. Also psychotherapy is an essential part of treatment for depression as well.

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Could psychotic depression be fully cured?

Possibly. Psychotic depression usually requires treatment with both antidepressants and antipsychotics for a time, along with psychotherapy. Some people need to maintain these medications extensively in a preventive way, as well as treating the acute episode. But is is definitely possible to feel a lot better, and to enjoy life and relationships again! Read more...

How long it take to cure psychotic depression?

The right treatment. With the correct treatment of an antidepressant and an antipsychotic, major depression with psychosis can resolve within 2 to 4 weeks. Sometimes it may take longer for the depressive symptoms to resolve. Read more...

What is the best way to cure catatonic and psychotic depression?

See psychiatrist. Psychotic depression is very serious, and catatonia can be part of the disease. Depending on how aware the person is, how able s/he is to do self-care activities, and how much support s/he has, hospitalization may be needed. A combination of antidepressants and antipsychotic medications may help, along with supportive therapy. In treatment-resistant cases, ECT can be life-saving. Read more...

How is psychosis related to depression?

Both brain disorders. They are two distinct mental / biochemical / neurotransmitter disorders. If depression become severe enough, psychosis can develop. The reverse is less common. Remember, i'm an internist, not a psychiatrist. Read more...
Depends. Psychosis is a group of symptoms that can occur in some cases of severe depression. These symptoms include hallucinations and delusions. In cases where psychosis is part of a depression it is called a psychotic depression. Read more...
Complex. Common depression has nothing to do with psychosis. But there are conditions where depression and psychosis co-occur. In depression with psychotic features, psychotic symptoms (e.g., hallucinations, delusions) are superimposed on major depression. In schizoaffective disorder, depression is superimposed on schizophrenic symptoms. Biploar mood disorder can include psychosis. Read more...

What to do if I have psychosis and depression only at night?

See MD in day. Best to discuss this with a trusted physician when you are not having symptoms. You'll have an easier time dealing with the visit and giving good answers. The sooner you do this the sooner you'll figure out what the problem is and get it fixed. Read more...

How is postpartum psychosis or depression treated?

Varies. First off, it's very important to distinguish if there is psychosis present without a clinical depression, a depressive episode without psychosis, or both. There are many treatment options including a wide array of medication and non-medication interventions. The top priority is to ensure the immediate safety of both the mother and child(ren). Read more...

How do doctors treat depression plus psychosis?

Safety first. We first ensure the person is safe by assessing for suicidal or homicidal thoughts. Generally, treatment is a combination of an antidepressant and an antipsychotic medication. If there is no response to treatment or the symptoms are very severe, electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) is also a treatment option. Read more...
Medicine & therapy. 20% respond to antidepressants. 20% respond to antipsychotics 80% respond to a combination of both. Therapy always helps. Read more...

Can clinical depression develop into psychosis?

Psychotic features. Depression with psychotic features is characterized by paranoia, hallucinations, and delusions of inadequacy. Read more...
Rare. Common forms of depression have nothing to do with psychosis. But as another doctor noted, there is such a thing as depression with psychotic features, where psychosis is superimposed on depression. There are also psychotic disorders that have depression as a component. The depression does not "develop into" psychosis, but it may be the first noticeable symptom that emerges. Read more...