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Causes of Psychosis

Causes of Psychosis

Psychosis has many causes. Schizophrenia and other psychiatrics disorders are the most common cause of psychosis. Substance abuse, brain tumors, dementia, Parkinson's and stroke are other possible causes of psychosis.

List of causes of Psychosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Psychosis) that could possibly cause Psychosis includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Psychotic Behaviour

Psychosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Psychosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Psychosis:

Psychosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Psychosis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Psychosis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Psychosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Psychosis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Psychosis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Psychosis. Our database lists the following as having Psychosis as a complication of that condition:

Psychosis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Psychosis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Psychosis. Our database lists the following as having Psychosis as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Psychosis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Psychosis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Drug interactions causing Psychosis:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Psychosis as a symptom.

The list below is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Zyvox and dextromethorphan interaction
  • Linezolid and dextromethorphan interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Adapin (Doxepin) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Sinequan (Doxepin) interaction
  • Tagamet (Cimetidine) and Aventyl (Nortriptyline) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Medical news summaries relating to Psychosis:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Psychosis:

Related information on causes of Psychosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Psychosis may be found in:

 

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