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How do you best talk to partner when they are accusing you of everything

How can I best communicate with my husband when he is having a psychotic break?

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Read up here - this should cover most situations:

First Aid for Psychosis
http://www.schizophrenia.com/sznews/archives/005561.html

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A person suffering from psychosis will often accuse others of things that are not happening and are not true. However, you cannot talk them out of the delusions that are plaguing them. Kindness is the best way to handle your partner when he is in a crisis. That, and trying to talk to him without rebutting what he says that is obviously wrong. “I am Not Sick, I Don’t Need Help” was THE best lesson on communicating I learned during my daughter’s psychosis. The only way we made progress during her psychotic years was with the help of the LEAP communication process taught in that book.

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