Psychosis

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Psychosis describes the distortion of a person’s perception of reality, often accompanied by delusions (irrational and unfounded beliefs) and/or hallucinations (seeing, hearing, smelling, sensing things that other people can’t).

Psychosis is a symptom of some of the more severe forms of mental health problems, such as bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse or some forms of personality disorder.


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