brief psychotic disorder


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brief psychotic disorder

 
an episode of psychotic symptoms (incoherence, loosening of associations, delusions, hallucinations, disorganized or catatonic behavior) with sudden onset, lasting less than one month. If it occurs in response to a stressful life event, it may be called brief reactive psychosis.

brief psychotic disorder

an episode of psychotic symptoms (incoherence, loosening of associations, delusions, hallucinations, disorganized or catatonic behavior) with sudden onset, lasting less than 1 month. If it occurs in response to a stressful life event, it may be called brief reactive psychosis.

Brief psychotic disorder

An acute, short-term episode of psychosis lasting no longer than one month. This disorder may occur in response to a stressful event.
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Diagnoses in adolescents with psychosis Frequency (N) % Brief psychotic disorder 4.
DSM-5 defines brief psychotic disorder as positive symptoms or disorganized or catatonic behavior appearing suddenly and lasting between 1 day to 1 month.
Psychotic symptoms lasting less than a month, unrelated to drugs or a medical condition and without apparent deterioration, are accurately termed brief psychotic disorder, Dr.

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