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What are Delusions? Hallucinations?

In this podcast, we will talk about Delusions vs. Hallucinations.

01:38 – Delusion is a false idea, frequently a misinterpretation of a situation. The suspicious delusion is frequently referred to as Paranoia.

02:20 – Hallucinations is a false sensory perception where the patient sees, hears, feels, or smells something that isn’t really there

03:00 – What are the causes of delusions and hallucinations?

06:40 – The verbal abuse is not actually the verbal abuse itself, it’s actually the brain having an issue processing

08:00 – What are the types of Delusional Disorder?

13:05 – What do we do with all these patients and all these delusions and hallucinations disorder?

15:20 – Treatment most often includes medication and psychotherapy and therapeutic activities

16:00 – What are the conventional and atypical antipsychotics medication?

17:19 – Why is psychotherapy important and what are the types of psychotherapy?

19:30 – Can Delusional Disorder be prevented?

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Dr Michael Chua PT, DPT

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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