About insight

Can you identify your old physcosis and realise you were ill then while you’re in a current episode not have any insight at all but only insight for the past episodes?

I recognise now that it wasn’t necessarily what I was experiencing. The delusions all made sense to me but with some distance and a bit of hindsight it wasn’t real. It’s hard but you get to a point where you overcome that fear…and logic dictates you were ill!

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I don’t know, but I know you can be delusional and realize it’s a delusion at the same time because it’s happening to me right now.


I only had one psychotic episode. The first 5 weeks Iost all insight, I was paranoid and had grandiose delusions. Towards the end of the 6th week I began gaining some insight. It was as if my mind had adapted to the new situation, I began to doubt the voices and delusions… I felt I needed a doctor. So I was hospitalized voluntarily.