Psychotic disorders - a group of serious illnesses that affect the mind. These illnesses alter a person's ability to think clearly, make the right judgments, respond emotionally, communicate effectively, understand reality and behave appropriately pronounce quetiapine. When symptoms are severe, people with psychotic disorders have difficulty in maintaining contact with reality and are often unable to meet the ordinary demands of everyday life. However, even the most severe psychotic disorders usually are treatable.

There are various types of psychotic disorders including:

Schizophrenia: People with this illness have changes in behavior and other symptoms - such as delusions and hallucinations - that last for more than six months is generally a deterioration in work, school, and social functioning.

Shizoemotsionalnoe disorder: People with this illness have symptoms of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder such as depression or bipolar disorder.

Schizophreniform disorder: People with this illness have symptoms of schizophrenia, but the symptoms last more than one month but less than six months.

Brief psychotic disorder: People with this illness suffer sudden, brief periods of psychotic behavior, often in response to severe stressful event such as the death of someone in the family. Recovery is often quick - usually less than a month.

Delusional disorder: People with this illness delusions involving real-life situations, which may be present, such as the persecution of anyone plotting against or disease. These delusions continued for at least one month.

Distributed psychotic disorder: This illness occurs when a person develops delusions in the context of a relationship with another person who already has his / her own delusions.

Psychotic disorder, substance-induced: The cause of this condition is the use or abandonment of certain substances, such as alcohol and cocaine or crack, which can lead to hallucinations, delusions or inconsistent speech.

Psychotic disorder due to medical condition: Hallucinations, delusions or other symptoms may be the result of another disease that affects the activity of the brain, such as traumatic brain injury or brain tumor.

Paraphrenia: This is a type of schizophrenia that starts later in life and is common among the older population.