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Brief Psychotic Disorder (aka Brief Reactive Disorder)

Patients who experience an acute or brief psychotic episode lasting longer than one day but less than one month and that may or may not immediately follow an important life stress or a pregnancy(with postpartum onset.

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Brief Psychotic Disorder - Brief psychotic disorder consists of delusions, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms for at least 1 day but < 1 mo, with eventual return to normal premorbid functioning. It is typically caused by severe stress in susceptible people. 3/5
 Brief Psychotic Disorder - The essential feature of Brief Psychotic Disorder is a disturbance that involves the sudden onset of at least one of the following positive psychotic symptoms: delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech (e.g., frequent derailment or incoherence), or grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior (Criterion A).3/5   
Brief Psychotic Disorder - Brief Psychotic Disorder information - The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) describes brief psychotic disorder based primarily on duration of symptoms. DSM-IV defines brief psychotic disorder as an illness lasting from 1 day to 1 month, with an eventual return to the premorbid level of functioning. 3/5
Brief Psychotic Disorder Causes Symptoms Information With Treatment - Brief Psychotic Disorder illness usually begins abruptly and disappears within a month. Brief Psychotic Disorder is a psychosis that has a rapid onset, generally following a major stressor. 3/5
Hearing Voices - Self-Help Guide - from the NHS PDF leaflet. 3/5
Psych Central: Brief Psychotic Disorder Symptoms  4/5
Schizophrenia and Brief Psychotic Disorder - As the name suggests, brief psychotic disorder is a short-term illness with psychotic symptoms. The symptoms often come on suddenly, but last for less than one month, after which the person usually recovers completely. 3/5
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