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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)
... Anyways... Are you personally worried about what your diagnosis will end up being? ... (12 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)

Sep 29, 2009
... I have been diagnosed as having psychosis but the doctors cannot decipher which illness... ... (9 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)
... 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)

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