Institute of Psychiatry

Mental Health Care

The challenges associated with caring for someone who suffers with psychosis - a set of symptoms that include delusions, hallucinations and confused or disturbed thoughts - can be overwhelming. Psychosis is a symptom of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder, and can also be a symptom of dementia, some forms of personality disorder, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and other illnesses.