Overview of psychosis
This section provides information about psychosis. How it is diagnosed, possible causes and where to get further information and support.
- Psychosis is a medical term used to describe seeing, hearing or believing things that others do not
- Common symptoms of psychosis are hearing voices and believing others are trying to harm you
- • There are many possible causes of psychosis, including drug use, extreme stress or brain injury. It can also be a symptom of mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia
- There is no one single cause of psychosis, but genes and your environment can play a part
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