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)

(Seroquel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
17
Tried for
psychosis disorder (15) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Risperdal)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
psychosis disorder (13)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Invega)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
psychosis disorder (7)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Valium)
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)

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

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5)

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)

(Seroquel)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (20 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 18 more
Total evaluations
27
Tried for
psychosis disorder (15) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (8 evaluations)
Side effects
difficulty staying asleep drowsiness 3 more
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
psychosis disorder (12) depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Risperdal)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (10 evaluations)
Side effects
weight gain acne 6 more
Total evaluations
15
Tried for
psychosis disorder (13)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (8)
Treatment name(s)

(Invega)
Perceived effectiveness
for psychosis disorder (7 evaluations)
Side effects
ataxia (lack of coordination) decreased sex drive (libido) 6 more
Total evaluations
12
Tried for
psychosis disorder (7)
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)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
tiredness increased
Total evaluations
2
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)

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

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
disorientation drooling especially at night 3 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
  • 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 95
30s 152
40s 141
50s 93
60s 29
70+ 11
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 67
20-29 years 41
30-39 years 22
40-49 years 16
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 173
Female 357

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 175
Not Diagnosed 30

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