Psychosis is frequently used to describe mental health problems that prevent an individual from thinking clearly and from being able to identify fact from fantasy. It is usually triggered by other conditions such as schizophrenia and is usually identified by two symptoms:
Schizophrenia is a long-term condition that causes a number of psychological symptoms classified into:-
It normally requires treatment with antipsychotic medication but responds well in combination with specialist psychological input. At Dr Julian we have a number of psychologists who specialise in dealing with these issues.