Question: What should you not say when someone is psychotic?

How do you talk to someone who is psychotic?

When supporting someone experiencing psychosis you should:talk clearly and use short sentences, in a calm and non-threatening voice.be empathetic with how the person feels about their beliefs and experiences.validate the persons own experience of frustration or distress, as well as the positives of their experience.

Do people with psychosis know something is wrong?

Psychosis itself isnt a disease or disorder—its usually a sign that something else is wrong. You may experience vague warning signs before the symptoms of psychosis begin. Warning signs can include depression, anxiety, feeling “different” or feeling like your thoughts have sped up or slowed down.

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