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Psychosis

Introduction To Psychosis

In my previous article I described a test used to assess for Psychosis.  In this article, I will describe the basics of Psychosis.  This article will describe what Psychosis is, in addition to the early warning signs of Psychosis.

What Is Psychosis?


According to , psychosis is "characterized as disruptions to a person’s thoughts and perceptions that make it difficult for them to recognize what is real and what isn’t."  What does this mean?  Someone who is psychotic is out of touch with...
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Assessment

The Psychosis Test

One of the ways to test for psychosis is a psychosis test.  This article will provide readers with some of the questions used to assess for psychosis.

The Psychosis Test


According to , listed below are some of the questions on the Psychosis Test:

In the past month have you had the following thoughts, feelings, or experiences.

Do familiar surroundings sometimes seem strange, confusing, threatening or unreal to you?
Have you heard unusual sounds like banging, clicking, hissing, clapping or ringing...
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