The meaning of the word psychosis is ‘split mind’. This is where people lose some sense of touch with reality. This might involve seeing or hearing things that other people cannot see or hear (hallucinations) or believing things that are not actually true (delusions).

Facts about Psychosis


0.32% of people worldwide have schizophrenia.


0.31% of people in UK have psychosis.


196,953 people in UK have psychosis.


A common form of psychosis is Schizophrenia. This is a long-term mental health condition that causes a range of different psychological and physical symptoms. With a suitable treatment plan it is significantly easier to live a fulfilling and manageable lifestyle.


We offer a psychiatric assessment online for a suspected diagnosis of psychosis. Treatment for psychosis involves using a combination of the following:

Physical treatments:
  • Antipsychotic medicine
Psychological therapies:
  • Tailored Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Compliance and concordance Therapy
  • Behavioural Family Therapy
Social support
  • Financial advice
  • Educational Support
  • Employment and Occupational Advice & Support
  • Accommodation

Oaktree Assessment Tool

iphoneOur Oaktree assessment tool (OAT) can help you decide whether to seek diagnosis and medical treatment from a Psychiatrist online, to seek talking therapy, or if self-help may suffice. It is not a diagnostic test.

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