PsychosisCauses

Psychosis can be caused by a mental (psychological) condition, a general medical condition, or a substance such as alcohol or drugs.

overview

Psychosis is where you see or hear things that are not there (hallucinations) or believe things that are not true (delusions).

symptoms

The main symptoms of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions.

causes

Common causes of psychosis include mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

treatments_overview

Common treatments for psychosis include antipsychotic medicines, talking therapies and social support.

Page last reviewed: 23/12/2016
Next review due: 23/12/2019