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
What people are taking for it

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)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
21
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19) Insomnia (2)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
16
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (12) Depressed mood (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (11) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (10) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (9)
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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)

(Invega)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (6) Insomnia (1)

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

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (20 evaluations)
Side effects
Fatigue Dizziness 20 more
Total evaluations
26
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19) Insomnia (2)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Cognitive impairment 7 more
Total evaluations
16
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Brain fog 9 more
Total evaluations
13
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (12) 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
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
Anxious mood (11) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Internal restlessness (akathisia) Rapid weight gain 4 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (10) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Oversleeping (too much sleep) 2 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Pain (3)
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
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (8)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Insomnia
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (6) Insomnia (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 10
20s 103
30s 126
40s 123
50s 69
60s 19
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 63
20-29 years 37
30-39 years 18
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 148
Not Diagnosed 29

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