Psychosis is a mental condition that affects a person's sense of reality. Hallucinations and delusions are common symptoms. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how psychosis is caused, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is Psychosis?
Psychosis is a set of symptoms that affect the mind. Those who experience it lose touch with reality. Find out what causes psychotic episodes and what treatments might help.
What Are Hallucinations?
An explanation of the different types of hallucinations, including hearing voices, visual hallucinations, and smelling an odor that isn't there.
What Are Psychotic Disorders?
WebMD explains symptoms of schizophrenia and closely related conditions. Learn what to watch for and when to seek help.
What Causes Schizophrenia?
What causes schizophrenia? Learn more about the genes, environmental factors, and brain changes that contribute to this mental disorder.
Is It Possible to Prevent Schizophrenia?
A look at whether there are ways to reduce the risk of developing schizophrenia.
Why are you having paranoid thoughts?
Are your “paranoid” thoughts really paranoid? Here’s how to tell for sure.
When Schizophrenia Appears
Learn the signs of schizophrenia.
Working With Schizophrenia
It’s important to have a job when you have a mental illness like schizophrenia. See why.