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Overview

Psychosis is a serious mental disorder characterized by thinking and emotions that are so impaired, that they indicate that the person experiencing them has lost contact with reality. People who are psychotic have false thoughts (delusions) and/or[read article]

Tests for Psychosis

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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Psychosis

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Psychotherapy is an interactive process between a person and a qualified mental health professional (psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, licensed co...  More
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Family Psychotherapy
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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment for certain mental illnesses. During this therapy a precise, timed electrical current is passed through a patient...  More
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Group Psychotherapy
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Prescribed Medications for Psychosis

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CLOZAPINE (KLOE za peen) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine is only used when others have not worked. It has a risk of serious side effects and is only a...  More
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OLANZAPINE (oh LAN za peen) is used to treat schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, and bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic-depression.  More
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HALOPERIDOL (ha loe PER i dole) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine is also used to control tics and vocal outbursts in patients with Tourette's synd...  More
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RISPERIDONE (ris PER i done) is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and some symptoms of autism.  More
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THIORIDAZINE (thye oh RID a zeen) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine should only be used when other medications have not worked, because it can cause ser...  More
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LOXAPINE (LOX a peen) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine can help you to keep in touch with reality and reduce your mental problems.  More
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ZIPRASIDONE (zi PRAY si done) is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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QUETIAPINE (kwe TYE a peen) is an antipsychotic. It is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depression.  More
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CHLORPROMAZINE (klor PROE ma zeen) has many different uses. It is used to treat certain mental and behavioral disorders. It is also used to control nausea and vomit...  More
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FLUPHENAZINE (floo FEN a zeen) helps to treat disordered thoughts and some other emotional, nervous, and mental problems.  More
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TRIFLUOPERAZINE (trye floo oh PER a zeen) is used to treat schizophrenia. This medicine may also be used for the short-term treatment of anxiety.  More
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