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Hallucination, delusion and psychosis and schizophrenia

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1) What is the difference between a hallucination and a delusion?

2) What is the impact of psychosis and schizophrenia on families?

nurse response, about 300 words, one reference

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Being a psych nurse, I am exposed to this on a daily basis and at times it is fascinating but can always be very sad.
Hallucinations can be either auditory or visual, commonly abbreviated as AH or VH and it includes seeing or hearing things that are not there. Hearing voices is very common among the psychotic. Voices can be very different for all psychotic people but there are common themes, especially regarding God, spirits and demons or Satan telling them things. Command hallucinations are where the person is told to do ...

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The differences between hallucination and delusion are determined. The impact of paychosis and schizophrenia on families are determined.