prepsychotic


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prepsychotic

[¦prē‚sī′käd·ik]
(psychology)
Of or pertaining to the mental state that precedes or is potentially capable of precipitating a psychotic disorder.
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Higher levels of those, still at a prepsychotic level, but at a higher, prodromal level of activity, predicts psychosis with pretty high accuracy on their own," he said.
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The diagnoses suspected by the psychiatrists were "reactive depression, prepsychotic personality, obsessive-compulsive disorder, narcissistic personality disorder" and he was started on many antidepressants and antipsychotics.
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Treatment with antidepressants kept adolescent patients in the prepsychotic phase of schizophrenia from progressing to full psychosis or bipolar disorder more effectively than did treatment with antipsychotics, said Barbara A.