cause of this disorder is typically an extremely stressful event or
of psychotic symptoms (delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech,
and/or disorganized behavior) which lasts at least one day but no more
than one month.
therapy or interpersonal relationships and at times medication.
good. By definition, the disorder will resolve itself within one month. If
the symptoms last more than one month, the diagnosis needs to be
reconsidered as does prognosis.
The information provided on this site is designed to
support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a
patient, site visitor, or student and his/her existing
psychologist, mental health provider or college instructor.