Adolescent psychosis not 'black and white'

Psychotic symptoms are common in young people, and do not necessarily signify the presence of a psychotic disorder, research finds.

In an study of more than 2000 Irish adolescents, about 22% of 11-13 year-olds and 7% of 14-16 year-olds reported hearing “voices or sounds that no-one else can hear”.

But despite being a classic hallmark of psychosis, auditory hallucinations were