reactive psychosis


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reactive psychosis

(in psychiatry) a psychotic episode that results from a specific set of external circumstances. See also brief reactive psychosis.
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We call it BRP, which stands for brief reactive psychosis.
One study (5) described reactive psychosis which had manifested psychopathology, personality traits, life events, and family history.
Differential diagnosis includes early onset schizophrenia, affective psychosis and reactive psychosis.
Frankly, it is silly that an antipsychotic must be approved separately for schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, psychotic mania, delusional disorder, or brief reactive psychosis when these disorders all share delusions or hallucinations that respond to that same agent.
This article summarizes previous attempts to diagnose the mental illness of King Lear, featuring, among others, such entities as mania, senile dementia, delirium, depression, and brief reactive psychosis, and offers a new diagnosis according to the modern diagnostic criteria, namely, bipolar I disorder, most recent episode manic, severe with psychotic features.
The relationship of reactive psychosis and ICD-10 acute and transient psychotic disorders: evidence from a case register-based comparison.

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