Atypical Psychosis

Psychosis refers to an abnormal condition of the mind, often described as a loss of contact with reality. The two main symptoms of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions. The causes of psychosis have three main classifications: Psychological causes, General medical conditions and Substances.

The disease is related to the following processes:  mental 

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References

  • A Study of" Atypical Schizophrenia" Comparison With Schizophrenia and Affective Disorder by Sex, Age of Admission, Precipitant, Outcome, and Family History - MT Tsuang, GM Dempsey - Archives of General , 1976 - Am Med Assoc
  • Acute atypical psychosis following a right hemisphere stroke. - M Berthier, S Starkstein - Acta neurologica belgica, 1987 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Atypical antipsychotic drugs in the treatment of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: systematic review - PE Lee, SS Gill, M Freedman, SE Bronskill, MP Hillmer - Bmj, 2004 - bmj.com
  • A STUDY OF THE PRE‐PSYCHOTIC PERSONALITY IN CERTAIN PSYCHOSES* - KM Bowman - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1934 - Wiley Online Library


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