Psychotic disorders are a group of serious illness which can affect a person`s whole personality by affecting the mind of that person.
A person suffering from this disorder can find it hard to think properly and clearly about anything, it affects making decisions and judgments this problem can also hinder a person to communicate and understand reality and behave appropriately.
Daily life can become a hell and mentally condition of that person gets worse and worse day by day once he is getting in the clutches of this menace known as psychotic disorders.
The reality of life is getting away from the person suffering from psychotic disorders and handling daily life is a big problem for the person suffering from psychotic disorders.
The main drawbacks of this disorder are delusions and hallucinations.
Delusions are false beliefs the person suffering from it thinks that someone is plotting against him/her or the object in front of him/her like TV is sending you the secret messages.
A person suffering from Hallucinations lives perceptions, such as feeling, seeing or hearing something which is not present there.
Types of Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia is a type of psychotic disorder. A person suffering from this problem have changes in their behavior the effect of this problem lasts more than 6 months. This condition impact affects the relation of person to (his/her) co-workers,(his/her)colleagues at school or college.
People suffering from this disorder have mood disorders and schizophrenia both problems.
This disorder is as same as schizophrenia but the condition is shorter in duration only from 1 to 6 months.
Some Other Psychotic Disorders
Brief Psychotic Disorder
A person suffering from it may experience a sudden bout of psychosis, when an unexpected event took place in person`s life suddenly, as the loss of loved one but this problem don’t prolong for a longer period as in a month or 40 days this condition prevails in a person suffering from this problem.
Substance-induced Psychotic Disorder
Somebody who lives on a substance like alcohol or drug. It is a drug-induced psychosis, which is a serious condition of mental illness when a person loses contact with reality, there are similarities between substance-induced psychosis and psychosis associated with mental illness, they are different conditions with different causes.
Symptoms of Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorders
A person suffering from this problem has 2 major symptoms Delusions and Hallucinations. As it is seen in the persons suffering from this disorder their behavior is psychomotor and they pose negative symptoms that are involved in unnatural and non-normal psychomotor behavior and negative symptoms.
The reason for mood disorder is due to depression, depression is of several types as a person suffering from depression has different symptoms each person has his/her own experience of depression. Like the degree to which a person`s life is interfering in his day to day life, like missing their college, school or work, it helps the psychologist to determine the patient is suffering from which kind of depression.
Psychotic Disorder Due to Medical Condition
Disorders due to a medical condition where a patient suffers from injury to his head or reason could be a tumor of the brain also.
A brain tumor is a condition when a headache won`t go away or getting worse it may be the symptom of a brain tumor, they can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Symptoms of these both conditions are similar to each other. But you found any of these conditions affect you, it is recommended you must go for diagnosing this condition as early diagnosis can help you in getting rid of this problem.
To diagnose the psychotic disorders in a person Mental status test is done. In this test a psychologist (or nurse practitioners, physician assistants) can also take the test, but if a condition is complex than the test should be done by the only psychologists.
Mental status test (MST) may include an examination of many things like attention appearance, orientation, memory, language skills, and judgment skills it is also known as mental status examination or neurocognitive testing.
This test helps to diagnose many mental conditions and illnesses or conditions affecting the brain and other psychological problems like
It’s a chronic psychiatric disorder. Although very few people are affected by this problem it’s a very serious condition. Mostly this disease hits the people of teenage or of people in their early 20`s. Due to adolescent behavior signs may overlook.
Symptoms of this problem include
- Change in focus and concentration.
- Sleeping problems
- Isolating oneself from family and friends.
- Irritability and agitation
2. Alzheimer`s disease
Alzheimer`s disease which can be the biggest cause for your loss of memory as it wastes away your brain cells to waste away and loss of brain cells can make a bad impact on one`s life, due to this problem one can be easy prey to dementia which is not good for our thinking, a person cannot work and think as he has to be when he gets dementia as disease, as it hinders patient`s ability to work and his ability to function independently, as the disease is getting mature day by day, person is getting frequent memory loss and thus it affects his ability to carry out his day to day task, the visible sign of this disease is memory loss person suffering from it cannot even remember recent events, a person who is very close to the patient can judge this that, patient is suffering from Alzheimer`s Disease People suffering from this disease can suffer from repeating statements and questioning, again and again, a single thing repeatedly, they even cannot remember the very important events and appointments, they forget conversations those they just talked about few minutes, even they get forget the names of their close ones, family members and objects they use every day, their ability to finding the right words to identify objects, or conversing with people and expressing their thoughts.
Even the things which they possess cannot remember them easily and they put them often in illogical places, the places they mostly visit even they tend to get forget them very easily.
When bleeding in the brain, it occurs when blood vessel which carries oxygen and nutrition to the brain gets blocked by a clot or bursts. Oxygen is necessary for the proper performance of the brain as brain cells if they don’t get a proper supply of oxygen brain cells to become damaged and begin to die. When the supply of oxygen gets hurdled by some condition, as without oxygen cells, even without a few minutes of oxygen brain can`t survive, which results in a stroke.