Results for: Psychosis

What is psychosis?

Psychosis is a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, such as  delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with  reality.

What are the symptoms of psychosis?

I can't answer that without being a trained professional, but I can say, take what answers you get on the internet, and from mental health quizzes with a grain of salt. If thi (MORE)

What is Korsakoff's psychosis?

  a form of amnesia often seen in chronic alcoholics that is characterized by a loss of short-term memory and an inability to learn new skills. The person is usually disor (MORE)

What does psychosis mean?

"Psychosis" is a non-specific psychiatric term used to refer to a "loss of contact with reality." Since the modern science of psychiatry is not more specific at the level of w (MORE)

What is meant by psychosis?

Psychosis is sometimes compared to neurosis, but they have no similarities.  Psychosis involves a distortion of reality while neaurosis is a distortion of personality and mo (MORE)

Is alzheimer a psychosis?

Alzheimer's is a form of dementia seen in the elderly. This is a progressive, terminal disorder that results in a range of symptoms most notably memory loss. However, as the i (MORE)

What is psychosis with Dementia?

  Dementia is a somewhat obsolescent, ( late thirties vogue) catch-all term for mental illness and means ( Out of the Mind)- lit. there was a sort of maxim or slogan: Ex L (MORE)

Is psychosis treatable?

Effective treatments are available for people who experience episodes of psychosis. As with all illnesses an individual's recovery and overall outcomes are improved greatly by (MORE)

What is childhood psychosis?

Typically characterized by delusions, paranoia, and auditory and/or visual hallucinations, not to be confused with autism. Difficult to diagnose because of a child's imaginati (MORE)