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Insight

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  • Insight is the patient's awareness of the situation they are in, and an understanding of the implications of their condition as well as the potential complications that may occur as a result of it.
    • Signs of Good Insight

    • Acknowledgement of a possible mental problem
    • Understanding of treatment options
    • Ability to comply
    • Ability to identify potentially pathological events such as hallucinations or suicidal impulses
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