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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with psychosis disorder

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

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
15
Tried for
psychosis disorder (12) depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
psychosis disorder (10) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
psychosis disorder (8)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
anxious mood (5) depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
anxious mood (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
psychosis disorder (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Invega)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
psychosis disorder (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
fatigue (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (2)
1 more

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

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

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (8 evaluations)
Side effects
bad thoughts difficulty staying asleep 5 more
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
psychosis disorder (12) depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (17 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness weight gain 11 more
Total evaluations
23
Tried for
psychosis disorder (10) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (8 evaluations)
Side effects
weight gain acne 5 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
psychosis disorder (8)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
happiness
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
anxious mood (5) depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Zyprexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (3 evaluations)
Side effects
weight gain decreased sex drive (libido) 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
psychosis disorder (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Invega)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (6 evaluations)
Side effects
decreased sex drive (libido) excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 5 more
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
psychosis disorder (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (7 evaluations)
Side effects
shakiness drowsiness 1 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
fatigue (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
tiredness increased
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
low testosterone oversleeping (too much sleep) 1 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (2)
1 more
  • 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 8
20s 94
30s 150
40s 147
50s 99
60s 32
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 68
20-29 years 40
30-39 years 22
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 175
Female 366

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 175
Not Diagnosed 31

These charts show data from psychosis disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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