While psychotic episodes are usually diagnosed as being a certain ‘type’ of psychosis, everyone’s experience of psychosis is different. This means that a diagnosis isn’t set in stone, and often mental health professionals treating the symptoms will review and change the diagnosis if necessary.
In this unit you will learn about psychosis, different diagnoses and some treatments that are used in these disorders including:
Schizophrenia-(the disorder in which psychosis is most commonly featured)
Major depression with psychotic features
Brief reactive psychosis
Student contact requirements 1-1.5 hours self paced learning package.