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How long does brief psychotic disorder usually last?

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Brief psychotic disorder, by definition, lasts for less than 1 month, after which most people recover fully. It’s rare, but for some people, it may happen more than once. If symptoms last for more than 6 months, doctors may consider a possible diagnosis of schizophrenia.

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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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