Psychosis is a mental health problem that causes people to perceive or interpret things differently from those around them. This might involve hallucinations or delusions.
Psychosis is where you see or hear things that are not there (hallucinations) or believe things that are not true (delusions).
The main symptoms of psychosis are hallucinations and delusions.
Common causes of psychosis include mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Common treatments for psychosis include antipsychotic medicines, talking therapies and social support.
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