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Psychosis Bot command: !psychosis

Psychosis, as defined by the DSM-V (APA), is best described as someone’s loss of contact with objective reality. Psychosis interferes with their abilities to meet ordinary life demands. Symptoms of a psychotic episode can include delusions, hallucinations, and other forms of inappropriate behaviours. Psychotic episodes can be part of many mental health disorders and do not always indicate more severe mental health disorders associated with it (I.E. Schizophrenia). Recognizing and seeking appropriate treatment for symptoms of a psychotic episode can vastly improve quality of life.