Psychoses: when self-control goes away

What signs allow you to diagnose psychosis

The
early stages of psychosis show the following symptoms:

– Difficulties with concentration;
– suppressed mood;
– constant heightened anxiety;
– excessive suspicion;
– strange, illogical statements, beliefs;
– social self-isolation.

At this time, the patient cannot control his thoughts and feelings and, if not to buy such a condition, psychosis will escalate and the following manifestations will characterize him:

-$ disorganized, chaotic speech
– hallucinations and delusions
– depression
– suicidal inclinations.

According to statistics, 3% of the world’s population are exposed to various psychoses. And while psychosis can happen to almost anyone, most often young people are exposed to the disease.

The types of psychosis

Psychosis are divided into two main types: organic and functional. The former arise after head injuries, brain diseases and some other diseases. Organic psychoses also include alcohol and narcotic. The second – the consequence of the impact on the psyche of the person of any social factors, they include reactive psychoses arising as an instantaneous (acute) or delayed reaction to a strong psychological trauma caused by stressful events such as loss of loved ones, deadly danger. A number of functional psychoses are called psychotic disorders, including bipolar disorder, delusional disorder, schizophrenia and psychotic depression. In people with increased psyche excitability, hysterical psychosis can often be diagnosed.

Psychoses caused by alcohol and hallucinogenic agents take place at the end of exposure to these substances, but with chronic addiction and alcoholism psychotic symptoms may remain after complete cleansing of the body.

The causes of psychoses

Why do psychoses arise? To this question modern psychiatry still cannot provide an unambiguous answer, virtually every case of the disease is individual. However, there are factors contributing to the development of this disease such as:

– Brain diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, some chromosomal disorders, $ dementia
– various brain tumors
– HIV and syphilis
– some types of epilepsy
– alcohol and drug use
– long-term sleep disorders
– use of some prescription drugs
– severe psychological trauma.$

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