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ISSN: 2637-4609

Archives of Organic and Inorganic Chemical Sciences

Opinion(ISSN: 2637-4609)

Natural Products: An Important Source for the Treatment of Psychosis

Volume 3 - Issue 3

Shweta Kushwha1 and Anupam Maurya2*

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    • 1JHS, Jarauli Sherpir, Basic Education Board, India
    • 2Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Ministry of AYUSH, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Anupam Maurya(Scientific Officer), Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, Ghaziabad, India 201002

Received: July 11, 2018;   Published: July 19, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/AOICS.2018.03.000162

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Psychosis is a mental disorders or psychiatric disorders due abnormal condition of the mind that results in difficulties telling what is real and what is not [1]. It is a wide range of condition that affects mood, behaviour and thinking. Psychosis is characterized by hallucination in vision, hearing, smelling and tasting etc. The person suffered from psychiatric disorders may include symptoms of false beliefs and seeing or hearing things that others do not see or hear [1]. Other symptoms may include disorganized thinking, incoherent speech and behaviour that are inappropriate for the situation [2]. There may also be, sleep problems, loss of motivation and social withdrawal, and difficulties carrying out daily activities [2]. The person experiencing psychosis may also have thoughts that are contrary to actual evidence; these thoughts are known as delusions. Psychosis is associated with several medical disorders and conditions like schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, and schizoaffective disorder: delusional disorder, substance-induced psychosis, dementia and bipolar disorder (manic depression) [2,3].

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