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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Psychosis.
See also changes related to Psychosis, or pages that link to Psychosis or to this page or whose text contains "Psychosis".

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Subtopics

  • Schizophrenia [r]: A mental disorder characterized by impaired perception of the individual's environment. [e]
  • Antipsychotic agent [r]: Class of medicines used to treat psychosis and other mental and emotional conditions. [e]
  • Paranoid personality disorder [r]: a Behavioral disorder characterized by an exaggerated sensitivity to rejection, resentfulness, distrust, and an inclination to distort experiences and events [e]
  • Psychotherapy [r]: An intervention or insight technique that relies on communication between a therapist and a client(s) to address specific forms of diagnosable mental illness, or everyday problems [e]
  • Schizoid personality disorder [r]: A personality disorder characterized by a lack of interest in social relationships, a solitary lifestyle and emotional coldness. [e]
  • Borderline personality disorder [r]: A personality disorder marked by a pattern of instability of interpersonal relationships, self-image, and affects, and marked impulsivity beginning by early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts. (National Library of Medicine) [e]

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  • Autism [r]: Developmental disability that results from a disorder of the human central nervous system. [e]
  • Fever [r]: Elevation in the central body temperature of warm-blooded animals caused by abnormal functioning of the thermoregulatory mechanisms. [e]
  • Hallucination [r]: Perception of objects, sounds, or sensations having no demonstrable reality, usually arising from a disorder of the nervous system or in response to certain drugs. [e]
  • Hallucinogen [r]: General group of pharmacological agents classed as psychoactive drugs, which can cause subjective changes in perception, thought, emotion and consciousness. [e]
  • Haloperidol [r]: Dopamine antagonist mainly used to treat schizophrenia and some other psychoses [e]
  • Model organism [r]: Species often used in research as models for the study of biological processes. [e]
  • Multiple sclerosis [r]: A chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease that affects the central nervous system (CNS). [e]
  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome [r]: Hyperthermia in reaction to the use of neuroleptic or antipsychotic drugs, accompanied by extrapyramidal and autonomic disturbances that may be fatal. [e]
  • Serotonin syndrome [r]: Potentially fatal drug interaction caused by combining drugs that raise the level of serotonin in the patient's nervous system to dangerously high levels. [e]