Brief Psychotic Disorder
Brief psychotic disorder is triggered by extreme stress, such as a traumatic accident or loss of a loved one. It is followed by a return to the previous level of function. The person may or may not be aware of the strange behavior. This condition most often affects people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Wiki Number: W027
Diagnosis: Brief Psychotic Disorder
Sex Ratio: M; W2
Symptoms: Brief symptoms-delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior; catatonic (rigid muscles, poor speech)
Causes: can be theresponse to a significant stressor (death of a spouse or losing a job)
Therapies: usually resolves spontaneously; estrogen flow may resume
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- Trends of new-onset psychosis or mania in psychiatric emergency departments during the COVID19 pandemic: a longitudinal comparative studyby Aviv Segev on October 26, 2021
COVID19 infection was associated with possible psychiatric manifestations, including psychosis and mania. In addition, psychiatric disorders might be triggered by severe psychological reactions to the pandemic or the measures taken to contain it. This study aimed to assess the trends of new-onset psychosis/mania during the pandemic timeline. Psychiatric emergency department records during January-July 2019 and 2020 of two regional mental health centers were manually examined. Cases of new-onset...
- Factors predicting relapse and treatment discontinuation with paliperidone: 3-monthly long-acting injection - a two-year naturalistic follow-up studyby Ivana Clark on October 26, 2021
- Korean Medication Algorithm for Depressive Disorder 2021, Fourth Revision: An Executive Summaryby Jeong Seok Seo on October 25, 2021
CONCLUSION: We expect KMAP-DD to provide clinicians with useful information about the specific strategies and medications appropriate for treating patients with MDD by bridging the gap between clinical real practice and the evidence-based world.
- Late Life Depression: The Essentials and the Essential Distinctionsby Sehba Husain-Krautter on October 25, 2021
Late life depression (LLD), a familiar syndrome, is not differentiated in the DSM-5. LLD can resemble depressive syndromes in younger adults but it differs in demographic characteristics, phenomenology, prognosis, treatment, suicide risk, relationship to other disorders, and etiology. Older depressed adults often present with fewer major depressive symptoms, less emphasis on mood disturbance, greater preoccupation with somatic or psychotic symptoms, and misleading cognitive deficits. LLD's...