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Do you need to get treated in a hospital if you have psychosis?

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You might need to get treated in a hospital if you’re at risk of harming yourself or others, or if you can't control your behavior or do your daily activities. Your doctor will check your symptoms, look for causes, and suggest the best treatment for you.

Some clinics and programs offer help just for young people.

SOURCES:

National Alliance on Mental Health: “Psychosis.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine Medline Plus: “Psychotic Disorders.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) Questions & Answers.”

Compton, M. and Broussard, B. , published online 2009. The First Episode of Psychosis: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Schizophrenia.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “What is Psychosis?”

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 13, 2019

SOURCES:

National Alliance on Mental Health: “Psychosis.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine Medline Plus: “Psychotic Disorders.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) Questions & Answers.”

Compton, M. and Broussard, B. , published online 2009. The First Episode of Psychosis: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Cleveland Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions: Schizophrenia.”

National Institute of Mental Health: “What is Psychosis?”

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 13, 2019

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