ABSTRACT

This chapter will cover the following areas:

Examination of thought disorder, disorganized behavior, and grandiosity.

Other pertinen explorations in preadolescents and adolescents with psychosis.

Examination of psychosis in preschoolers and early preadolescents.

Completing the mental status examination.

Psychosis in nonverbal patients, in patients with mental retardation, and issues related to violence associated to psychosis.