Psychosis: Understanding what it is

“A sick thought can devour the body’s flesh more than fever or consumption.”

Guy de Maupassant

In a world where people don’t quite understand the thin line between being insane and being mentally ill, the word ‘psychosis’ paints a bleak reality for the one suffering through it.

In simple terms, psychosis is a phenomenon that that takes the roots of the mind away from reality. People exhibiting psychosis lose track of what’s real and what’s not.

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