Thursday, March 29, 2012

Psychotic Major Depression Symptoms

What is Psychotic Major Depression? -

Its a subset of major depression, where the depression has a co-existing form of psychosis. Its defined as a flawed view of reality.

You may find that some of the symptoms of psychosis include delusions, visual hallucinations or auditory hallucinations.

Psychotic Depression Symptoms -

(1) He/She is concerned that something is terribly wrong with his or her body, will claim that something is wrong with his or her physical health.
(2) Paranoid delusions and delusions of guilt are the most common signs of this illness.
(3) Some of experience delusional guilt believe that they are being punished for past misdeeds.
(4) Word salad or meaningless speech
(5) Schizophrenia are loose associations, flight of ideas and echolalia which is repeating what others say.

Depression with Psychotic Features Treatments -

(1) There are a variety of different medications that are used to treat individuals that suffer from this severe form of depression.
(2) With perfect cures, patients can stabilize the varying moods that the individual experiences.
(3) The medications used for this form of depression include antidepressants, antipsychotic medications, and special neuroleptic medications.

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