Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Difference between Intuitive Experiences and Psychosis

Often people are hesitant to talk about intuitive experiences and may be afraid to further explore their own intuitive gifts for fear of being labeled or actually ‘going crazy’. For these reasons I think it is important to speak to the difference between psychosis types of experiences and the intuitive .

Symptoms of psychosis based on the DSM-IV include both ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ symptoms. This does not refer to ‘good or bad’ but in the sense of symptoms where something is added to everyday experience or something is taken away.

Positive symptoms of an episode of psychosis can include delusions (paranoia, fear, […]