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Psychotic disorders involve problems with thought processe s. In psychosis, a person’s thinking and emotions that are so impaired, that the person experi ences a loss of contact with reality. A psychotic break can be a brief reaction to trauma or some severe physical illnesses. These experiences can be frightening and may cause people w ho are suffering from psychosis to hurt themselves or others. It is important to see a doctor right away if you or s omeone you know is experiencing symptoms of psychosis.
Each case of psychosis is different, and the exact cause is not always entirely clear. There are certain illnesses that cause psychosis. There are also triggers like drug use, lack of sleep, and other environmental factors.
Psychotic disorders are most often treated with antipsychotic medications and some forms of therapeutic psychosocial interventions.