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)

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
33
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (32) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (16) Insomnia (5)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
17
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (12) Depressed mood (4)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
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)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Depressed mood (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Depressed mood (4) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (2)

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
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (14 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Apathy 14 more
How many evaluations
24
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (32) Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Fatigue 16 more
How many evaluations
15
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (16) Insomnia (5)
2 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Acne breakout 11 more
How many evaluations
13
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (12) Depressed mood (4)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (11 evaluations)
Side effects
Disorientation Dizziness 6 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (11) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psychosis Disorder (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Binge eating episodes Internal restlessness (akathisia) 5 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Psychosis Disorder (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
False happiness Insomnia 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (3)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Jumpy feeling
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Loss of sex drive (libido) Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) 1 more
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (4) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dizziness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime sleepiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (2)

Data from patients with Psychosis Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Psychosis Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 81
30s 74
40s 83
50s 50
60s 15
70+ 5

Sex

Distribution of sex

66% Female
34% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 37
20-29 years 26
30-39 years 12
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 100
Not Diagnosed 20

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