As a teenager, she began to experience symptoms of depression with increased psychotic manifestations
The method was widely used by Western intelligence agencies during the Cold War, before it emerged that the drugs used - typically the barbiturate sodium pentothal - may induce hallucinations, delusions and psychotic manifestations
The array of symptoms frequently includes psychotic manifestations
, such as hearing internal voices or experiencing other sensations not connected to an obvious source (hallucinations) and assigning unusual significance or meaning to normal events or holding fixed false personal beliefs (delusions).
Schizophrenia is typically understood as a thought disorder and bipolarity a mood disorder, but affective symptoms are common in the first, and psychotic manifestations
in the second.
Other effects include visual defects, retinal hemorrhages, heart symptoms, and psychotic manifestations
Other possible side effects may include the exacerbation of psychotic manifestations
, including mania and paranoid delusions.