What is Psychosis? - Symptoms & Definition


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What is psychosis?

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1. On average, how many people in the United States experience psychosis?

2. At what age range doe psychosis typically start occurring?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of symptoms, statistics, and treatments related to psychosis. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of psychosis, the statistics of diagnoses, and specific symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on topics related to psychosis, including:

  • Definition
  • Prevalence in the general population
  • Age range at which it is most likely to occur
  • Positive symptoms
  • Most effective treatments

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about symptoms of psychosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding psychosis treatments
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the age range of typical psychosis symptoms and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychosis, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Psychosis? - Symptoms & Definition. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The history of psychosis
  • Symptoms of this medical condition
  • Differences between positive and negative symptoms
  • Treatment options