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Psychosis NOS
Dec 28, 2003
... The term NOS means "not otherwise specified". The doctor does not know what kind of psychosis he has or can't find it in the DSM IV book. ... (4 replies)
Psychosis NOS
Dec 27, 2003
... My hubby was diagnosed with Psychosis NOS, does anyone know exactly what this is? ... (4 replies)
Psychosis NOS
Dec 30, 2003
... I've had this diagnosis for a several years; it was initially given to me when I entered the mental health system in L.A. Near as I can figure it is a catch-all diagnosis for people with any non-specific type of psychosis (loss of touch with reality). I know my docs were reluctant to label me with schizophrenia so early on and they used this diagnosis to justify treatment... (4 replies)

... Sorry for the delay in response and I can understand your urgency. Having an eleven yr old being diagnosed with psychosis would be difficult. ... (9 replies)
... who shows signs and symptoms of psychosis related disorders... Whatever diagnosis you recieve, just remember one thing... "YOU ARE NOT YOUR ILLNESS... ... (12 replies)
... pertaining to psychosis in general... Or was it schizophrenia in general? ... (44 replies)
Quick Question
Feb 22, 2009
... From what you've described, it does sound like he could be bipolar -- especially given his extreme symptoms. Bipolar mania and depession are often amplified and much different than "ordinary" mood swings or bipolar II hypomania (mild mania). It's possible that he could have bipolar I or II with psychotic features, atypical bipolar I or schizoaffective disorder. Here... (7 replies)
Sep 29, 2009
... I have been diagnosed as having psychosis but the doctors cannot decipher which illness... ... (9 replies)
... hi, My 11 yo daughter was just diagnosed with psychosis and NOS. ... (9 replies)
... I want to try to help you, but I'm not sure if I will be able to. First of all, in order to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, you have to exhibit two types of symptoms for at least a month. Paranoia and delusions are considered to be one symptom. Only in extreme cases can you be diagnosed with only 1 type of symptom. Here is a link to some diagnosis info and access to an... (5 replies)
... Iwmom, I second Serene's post. Check the facilities around get info and assistance ( I wish I had all the organizations etc available in your homelands.) Personally I think that some of our children are being given too many legal drugs. Iwmom, just pace yourself and keep a journal of your child's point of view and yours related to incidents that occur when you are... (9 replies)
... hi, My 11 yo daughter was just diagnosed with psychosis and NOS. ... (9 replies)
Psychosis NOS
Jan 4, 2004
... Don't worry too much, Canada has an excellent health service compared to over here (Britain) Just give your husband the support he needs, if he gets into a psychotic state, do NOT look him in the eye, calm him down and call the doctors if it gets worse. Just be very supportive and only talk about the problems he is having if he wants to, people don't like being reminded... (4 replies)
Psychosis NOS
Dec 29, 2003
... Hi Mike, Thanks for the post. I should have been a bit more specific, hubby has alot of the symptoms of schizophrenia, as well as bi-polar, schizoaffective, and a few others i can't remember. I think that is why his dr. is sending him for MRI. I just hope they get him on something to releave his suffering soon. I wish there was something i could do to help him. Well... (4 replies)

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