Shared Psychotic Disorder Suggestions

(Also Known As: Psychotic Suggestions, Psychosis Suggestions, Psychotic Disorders Suggestions, Psychotic Disorder Suggestions, Psychotic Behavior Suggestions, Shared Paranoia Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Suggestions on Shared Psychotic Disorder

  • In an effort to prevent relapse, family therapy should also be considered to re-establish the nuclear family and to provide social support to modify old family dynamics. The family cannot continue in isolation as it did in the past, and will require support from community agencies. 15
  • Since shared psychotic disorder origins are not specifically known, the patient's family can provide a nurturing, emotionally stimulating and expressive caretaking environment to help lessen the gravity of the disease.
  • Be more understanding of these individuals because even they have difficulties understanding themselves and the world around them.
  • Accept all the help and support available to you.
  • Keep a positive attitude and a sense of humor.
  • Learn as much as you can about shared psychotic disorder
  • Develop realistic expectations for the patient and yourself.
  • Recognize warning signs of a relapse.
  • Find ways to handle symptoms.
  • Be happy with slow progress, and allow patient to feel OK with even a little success.
  • Get to know patient's doctor/s16

Could You Have Shared Psychotic Disorder?

Shared Psychotic Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Borderline Personality Disorder – variability of mood, split personality, delusion, dissociation, psychosis
Brief Psychotic Disorder – psychosis, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, delusion, hallucination
Paranoid Personality Disorder – pervasive suspiciousness, maladaptive behavior, hypervigilance, paranoia, schizophrenia
Schizophrenia – bizarre thinking, delusion, hallucination, disorganized speech, paranoid, psychosis
Schizotypal Personality Disorder – personality disorder, social isolation, odd thinking and behavior, paranoid ideation