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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-58

Cycloid psychosis: Perris criteria revisited


ABM University Local Health Board, Wales, United Kingdom

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Devender Singh Yadav
ABM University Local Health Board, Coity Clinic, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, Wales. CF31 1RQ
United Kingdom
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.70536

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Cases presenting with recurrent confusion, alteration of psychomotor activity, and brief psychosis with good inter-episode recovery have many differing etiologies. Only rarely does one diagnose such cases as cycloid psychosis. Even among budding psychiatrists, there seems to be a lack of awareness of this unique disorder. This may be because the present international diagnostic classification systems, ICD10 and DSM IV, do not recognize it as a separate entity. A high index of suspicion is required to diagnose cycloid psychosis. Awareness and recognizing such cases would be helpful clinically as cycloid psychosis entails a distinct prognosis and may require a specific treatment.


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