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Delusions

Delusions are false and irrational beliefs that someone holds onto – even when there is evidence that they’re not real. Find out about the different types, and how delusions can be treated.

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Symptoms of psychosis

Someone affected by psychosis may experience symptoms such as confusion, delusions, hallucinations or suicidal thoughts.

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Schizophrenia

Despite what many think, people with schizophrenia don’t have a ‘split personality’ and very few are violent. Learn more about this mental illness.

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Alzheimer's disease symptoms

No two cases of Alzheimer's disease are ever the same because different people react in different ways to the condition. Learn more about signs and symptoms.

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Paranoia

Many people, at times, feel paranoid. Paranoia is a state of mind in which a person believes that others are trying to harm them.

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Causes of paranoia

Whilst paranoia may be caused by a mental disorder, it can also be triggered by recreational drug use, neurological diseases, severe trauma or stress.

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Psychosis

Psychosis, where you experience an altered sense of reality, is treatable, but its causes are a mystery to researchers.

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Cocaine and mental health

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug which can have an adverse affect on the mental health of the user. Long-term use can cause depression, sleep disorder and aggressive behaviour.

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Disorientation

Disorientation is what you experience when you are confused about the time, where you are or even who you are. It is often a symptom of dementia.

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Treatment for schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness that causes an altered experience of reality. Your doctor can advise the best treatment options if you need help.

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