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Psychosis is a manifestation of mental illness that develops over time. A person with psychosis has an impaired relationship with reality and may experience loss of motivation, and social withdrawal. It is essential to receive support and treatment to fully recover from or manage the condition, which can manifest in a variety of ways.

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1. Delusions

One of the most notable features of psychosis is a tendency to believe in false or irrational ideas. What distinguishes psychosis from psychologically sound thinking is an inability to change a perception, despite evidence that it is inaccurate or not real. Affected individuals often cling to beliefs, and their convictions do not evolve over time. When challenged, they may become irritable and unwilling to accept other people's opinions.

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