Drug Induced Psychosis

Drug Induced Psychosis

Drug induced psychosis refers to substance-induced psychotic disorder, in which any psychotic episode is related to the abuse of an intoxicant. Drugs that induce psychotic symptoms results in drug induced psychosis over a period of time. Certain drugs could trigger mental illness, even though signs of mental illness didn’t exist before. The psychosis resulted from drug intake affects one’s ability to perceive rightly, think logically and behave appropriately which impairs daily life functioning.

Symptoms of Drug Induced Psychosis

  • Lethargy.
  • Irritability.
  • Disorganized Speech.
  • Incoherent thoughts.
  • Sudden mood Changes.
  • Hallucinations, Delusions,
  • Confusion or disorientation.
  • Violent or dangerous behaviour.
  • Lacks interest in day to day activities.
  • Lack of emotion and difficulty expressing emotion.

Drug Induced Psychosis Treatment

Detoxification, Damage assessment, Psycho education, Self Analysis, Individual Counselling, Family Counselling, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Marital counselling, Need Analysis, Life Skills Training, Relapse Prevention Strategies, Personality Development, Narcotic Anonymous Support and 12 Steps Program.

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