Clinical Psychology

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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Psychoses are severe mental disorders that tend to wreck the integration of the personality and disrupt the individual’s social relationships. Different form s of popular insanity falls under the category of psychoses. To a normal person, the behaviour of the psychotic is strange, irrational, and inappropriate. The major symptoms of a psychotic involve acute personality disorganization and loss of contact with reality. The psychotic is specially marked by the failure to adjust with reality and the social world. He withdraws from reality to his private world. His behaviour and thoughts are unaffected by rules of logic or reason. A psychotic experiences hallucination of different types such as taste, smell, sound, and/or touch.


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