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How common is brief psychotic disorder?

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Brief psychotic disorder is rare. It usually happens for the first time when people are in their 20s or 30s, and it’s more common in women than in men. People who have a condition such as antisocial personality disorder or paranoid personality disorder are more likely to get it.

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Medicinenet: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

Drugs.com: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

The Merck Manual: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 17, 2018

SOURCES: 

Medicinenet: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

Drugs.com: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

The Merck Manual: "Brief Psychotic Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 17, 2018

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