Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders are severe mental disorders that can result in delusions, false beliefs, and hallucinations. Symptoms and their severity vary from person to person. Most professionals stress the importance of early recognition of symptoms and intervention for the best long term success.


This webpage has a brief basic description of psychotic disorders and includes links to additional information regarding symptoms and treatment.



A Tale of Mental Illness - From the Inside (Video | Audio)
Legal scholar Elyn Saks uses her own story of living with schizophrenia to increase understanding of this mental illness, decrease stigma, and explore what treatment & resources are helpful in maintaining one's mental health.

Transcriptions Available: German, English, Spanish, French, Croatian, Italian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian, Portugal), Romanian, Swedish, Vietnamese, Turkish, Czech, Greek, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Chinese (Simplified,Traditional), Japanese, Korean