Delusions are typical symptom of various mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophreniform disorder. …Read the Rest
Category Archives: Schizophrenia
Psychosis, aka Psychotic Features, is associated with the manic phase of bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Other conditions where psychosis may be present include postpartum psychosis, dementia, depressive episodes, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The use of certain illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, can bring on psychotic episodes.
Sometimes people confuse three mental disorders, only one of which could be called “common” within the population – bipolar disorder …Read the Rest
Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest
A patient’s support system may come from several sources, including the family, a professional residential or day program provider, shelter …Read the Rest