PPAs

AcronymDefinition
PPAsParticipatory Poverty Assessment (various organizations)
PPAsPress and Public Affairs Section (UK)
PPAsPerbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Selangor (Malay: Selangor Public Library Corporation; Malaysia)
PPAsPopulation Policy Acceptance Study
PPAsProposal Pricing and Analysis System
PPAsPeripheral Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
PPAsPrePaid Administration System
PPAsPikes Peak Autism Society
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If PPAS continues into the second year, it enters the persistent phase, characterized by loss of interest in established life goals or repeated failure in achieving those goals.
The characteristics of PPAS can interfere with treatment adherence and lead to relapse, so an accurate diagnosis that differentiates between PPAS and other psychotic illnesses is essential for appropriate treatment; exacerbations or relapses of psychosis are typically managed with an increase or change in medications, while PPAS is best treated with therapy and social services, Ms.
She outlined four symptom presentations to consider before making a definitive diagnosis: primary psychosis and related symptoms, primary trauma and related symptoms, coexisting posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with primary psychotic disorder, and PPAS, which should not be confused with PTSD or psychosis.