Sunday, March 18, 2012


Update on Jason Russell - Director of the documentary: Kony 2012


"Jason Russell, 33, was hospitalized last week in San Diego after witnesses saw him running through streets in his underwear...

Brief reactive psychosis is triggered by trauma or major stress such as an accident or death of a loved one. Other stressors can include sleep deprivation or dehydration.

Symptoms include hallucinations, delusions and strange speech and behavior. People typically recover within a few weeks without medication. Others have to take antipsychotic drugs to alleviate symptoms or undergo talk therapy to cope.

The condition causes “temporary debilitation, but in general people have good recoveries,” said Dr. Stephen Marder, professor of psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles...

In some cases, doctors say brief reactive psychosis can signal the beginning of a more serious mental illness such as schizophrenia."

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