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Acute psychotic conditions (acute psychoses)


DIAGNOSTICS
Acute psychotic conditions include conditions characterized by a fast pace of deployment, the variety and variability of psychopathological symptoms, confusion, brightness and saturation of affective disorders. With a pronounced severity of the condition - sudden changes and fluctuations in symptoms, chaotic, unfocused, impulsive actions or the behavior of the nature of "flight from pursuers", a quick change in the direction of dangerous actions (danger to others - danger to oneself).
The same states include various delusional (paranoid and other) states during the period of exacerbation, when an increase in delusional activity is observed, sometimes with attempts to implement a complex, carefully planned massacre (patients arm themselves, ambush, etc.). Danger for people around the patient can arise when exacerbated by a systematic delirium of persecution, jealousy or other content, when delusional remarks begin to be accompanied by threats against these people or often actions that increase in degree of aggressiveness.

This also includes conditions that have arisen sharply or gradually and have reached a psychotic level (increasing manic arousal, acute paraphrenia and other delusional states), the content of experiences in which does not cause an immediate physical threat to the patient or others, but there is a pronounced tendency to complicate and aggravate in the case of failure to provide timely psychiatric care is harmful to the patient’s health.
URGENT CARE
· If there is a pronounced danger to the patient’s behavior, they seek help from the police during an examination and hospitalization.
· Stopping psychomotor agitation:
- chlorpromazine (chlorpromazine *) or levomepromazine (tizercin *) up to 75-100 mg (up to 3-4 ml of a 2.5% solution) intramuscularly or haloperidol up to 10-15 mg (up to 2-3 ml of a 0.5% solution) intramuscularly with corrector (biperiden 2.5 mg intramuscularly).
* Involuntary hospitalization with dangerous behavior, the lack of the ability to carry out proper supervision and treatment in community settings. If necessary, measures of physical restraint (immobilization).
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Acute psychotic conditions (acute psychoses)

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