acute psychosis

acute psychosis

one of a group of disorders in which ego functioning is either impaired or inhibited. The ability to process reality-based information is diminished and disordered. The cause may be a known psychological abnormality. In situations in which a physiological abnormality is not recognized, the functional impairment is still clearly present.
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The antibodies we have detected in children having a first episode of acute psychosis suggest there is a distinct subgroup for whom autoimmunity plays a role in their illness, said Dr.
Migraine is a very debilitating condition, which the World Health Organisation compares to dementia, quadriplegia and acute psychosis in terms of its effects on the individual.
It is not merely that this appellant's mental condition offers some mitigation for her actions - it is clear to us that the whole and only explanation for what she did was an acute psychosis.
Following medical assessments, Judge William Gaskell said it was clear Salter could run the risk of relapsing into an acute psychosis without treatment.
In their paper on recollected experiences of first hospitalisation for acute psychosis, Zubi and Connolly [5] have found a profound growth point for the furtherance of better attitudes, as well as better mental health practice: progressive efforts to account for the experiences of people who are mentally ill.
Expensive scotch, $3,000 dinners, 80-hour workweeks, million-dollar trades, million-dollar paychecks and acute psychosis.
Updated after seven years and an explosion of scientific interest in cannabinoid systems of the brain, this second edition of Marijuana and Madness presents a detailed overview of how cannabis works in the brain, and chapter-length studies in potency claims about cannabis, cannabis and neuro-development, drug-policy, the effects of cannabis use on healthy brain function, cannabis and psychopathology, especially schizophrenia and other acute psychosis.
Management of acute psychosis and suicide monitoring is a daily occurrence.
Furthermore, some patients re-present frequently to the EC with acute psychosis, often resulting in multiple re-testing within a short period of time.
Keith Mahar the founder of MentaNet has personally experienced anxiety, severe depression and acute psychosis and acknowledges that peer support played a major role in his own recovery from bipolar disorder.
5-8) Presentation as typical acute psychosis associated with stress is rarely reported in MS.
The drug is generally well tolerated and neuropsychiatric side effects are extremely rare; indeed, only one paper has reported acute psychosis after topical ciprofloxacin use.
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