5 rare mental health conditions you have never heard about
Psychosis or ‘the loss of touch with reality’ is present in several mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia. The primary symptoms of psychosis include delusions, hallucinations, disorganized behavior, and other negative symptoms.
Schizophrenia, often considered the classic psychotic disorder, represents the complex as well as heterogenetic nature of psychotic symptoms. Earlier, when schizophrenia was not diagnosed according to DSM-5, five subtypes, including paranoid, disorganized, catatonic, undifferentiated, and residual, were used to diagnose it.
In recent years, several rare clinical syndromes have been defined that represent different symptoms of psychotic disorder.