WHAT ARE SCHIZOPHRENIC OR PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS?

Schizophrenic or psychotic disorders refer to a group of mental illnesses that affect the mind's ability to think clearly, make sound judgements, manage emotions and how you communicate. This can also include, when symptoms are severe, the ability to understand reality and behave accordingly.

Thankfully, even the most severe symptoms are usually treatable.

THE SYMPTOMS

The symptoms of schizophrenic or psychotic disorders will vary from condition to condition. We have a detailed guide to each of the conditions below which will describe the symptoms for those particular illnesses.

In general they will share some symptoms including:

  • Hallucinations.
  • Delusional thinking.

TYPES OF PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS

By reading our guides below, they will hopefully help you understand what those who live with these schizophrenic or psychotic disorders go through on a daily basis and, for many, it will help break the stigma of mental illness.

If you feel like there's a condition that has been omitted from this list that you think needs to be included, then please let us know. All the links for getting in touch are below.