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    Psychosis (Psychosis Atypical)

    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.

    This disorder is triggered by the following process: mental.

    Presentation

    neurologic
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  • psychiatrical
    Delusion
    • The two main symptoms of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions.[symptoma.com]
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  • Workup

    Treatment

    Prognosis

    Complications

    Hallucinations
    • The two main symptoms of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions.[symptoma.com]
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  • Etiology

    Epidemiology

    Sex distribution
    Age distribution

    Pathophysiology

    Prevention

    Summary

    Patient Information

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    References

    • A STUDY OF THE PRE‐PSYCHOTIC PERSONALITY IN CERTAIN PSYCHOSES* - KM Bowman - American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1934 - Wiley Online Library
    • 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
    • Acute atypical psychosis following a right hemisphere stroke. - M Berthier, S Starkstein - Acta neurologica belgica, 1987 - ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
    • 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


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