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What is Psychosis?

What is Psychosis?

True psychosis usually involves severe symptoms such as delusions and/or paranoia. The common belief that anyone who goes ...more »

  • Psychosis: Mental loss of connection with reality.
  • Psychosis: any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Psychosis: Introduction

Types of Psychosis:

Types of Psychosis:

Broader types of Psychosis:

How serious is Psychosis?

Complications of Psychosis: see complications of Psychosis

What causes Psychosis?

Causes of Psychosis: see causes of Psychosis
Risk factors for Psychosis: see risk factors for Psychosis

What are the symptoms of Psychosis?

Symptoms of Psychosis: see symptoms of Psychosis

Complications of Psychosis: see complications of Psychosis

Can anyone else get Psychosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Psychosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Psychosis

Psychosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Psychosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Psychosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Psychosis: see treatments for Psychosis
Alternative treatments for Psychosis: see alternative treatments for Psychosis
Research for Psychosis: see research for Psychosis

Society issues for Psychosis


Hospitalization statistics for Psychosis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Psychosis:

  • 0.03% (3,331) of hospital consultant episodes were for acute and transient psychotic disorders in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for acute and transient psychotic disorders required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for acute and transient psychotic disorders were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital consultant episodes for acute and transient psychotic disorders were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for acute and transient psychotic disorders required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Psychosis

Main name of condition: Psychosis

Other names or spellings for Psychosis:

Psychotic episode

Psychosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Psychosis:

 

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