Psychosis Disorder

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What is Psychosis Disorder?

Psychotic states may occur from the use of both legal and illegal substances which maybe prescription and non-prescription. Depending on the substance and the duration of use the psychosis may be reversible with the removal of the substance.

Common symptoms reported by people with Psychosis Disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Psychosis Disorder

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
23
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (23)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
21
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19) Insomnia (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
17
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (13) Depressed mood (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Anxious mood (10) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (9) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Pain (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Anxious mood (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Depressed mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Invega)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (6)

Data from patients with Psychosis Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Psychosis Disorder

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Cognitive impairment 7 more
How many evaluations
16
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (23)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (20 evaluations)
Side effects
Fatigue Weight gain 21 more
How many evaluations
27
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19) Insomnia (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Brain fog 10 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (13) Depressed mood (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Disorientation Drooling especially at night 5 more
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Anxious mood (10) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Internal restlessness (akathisia) Rapid weight gain 3 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (9) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Psychosis Disorder 1 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Pain (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Headaches Loss of sex drive (libido) 3 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Depressed mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Insomnia
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Invega)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Prolactin increased 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (6)

Data from patients with Psychosis Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Mild
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Who has Psychosis Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 8
20s 91
30s 114
40s 120
50s 61
60s 19
70+ 8

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 58
20-29 years 34
30-39 years 18
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 140
Not Diagnosed 26

These charts show data from Psychotic Disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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