Psychosis

[video game] Psychosis (Paranoia in Japan) is a side scrolling shooter type game for the TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine. It was released in 1990 by NAXAT Soft, which also released the games Alien Crush and Devil`s Crush (two pinball type games.) When released it was praised for its colorful graphics and original backstory. It was released on the W
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Psychosis

[disambiguation] Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state characterized by loss of contact with reality. Psychosis or psychotic may also refer to: ==Culture== ...
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psychosis

General term for a serious mental disorder in which the individual commonly loses contact with reality and may experience hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that do not exist) or delusions (fixed false beliefs). For example, in a paranoid psychosis, an individual may believe that others are plotting against him or her. A major type of psychos
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psychosis

[Noun] A state of severe mental illness.
Example: As a young man, Robin suffered a psychosis that left him unable to take care of himself.
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Psychosis

A psychosis is a medical condition with a biological cause. A psychosis is understood from the biological point of view as having been caused by damage/disease/accident to a person`s physiology and/or genetics. Psychoses (plural) include severe mental disorders characterised by extreme impairment of a person's ability to think clearly, respond emot
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psychosis

[n] - any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
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Psychosis

Mental state involving hallucinations (disturbances of perception) and/or delusions (false yet strongly held personal beliefs that result from an inability to separate real from unreal experiences).
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psychosis

Any major mental disorder characterized by derangement of the personality and loss of contact with reality.
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Psychosis

Condition in which a person's perception of reality becomes distorted, often accompanied by delusions and/or hallucinations.
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Psychosis

a mental disorder in which a serious inability to think, perceive, and judge clearly causes loss of touch with reality
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Psychosis

Term that generally denotes mental illness of a severe degree. In a strict medical context means that that the sufferer`s insight into the illness is impaired i.e. the victim does not understand that they are unwell.
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Psychosis

Symptoms of a mental illness comprising of delusions, hallucinations and thought processes
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Psychosis

A term applied generally to any kind of mental disorder.
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Psychosis

Psychosis: In the general sense, a mental illness that markedly interferes with a person's capacity to meet life's everyday demands. In a specific sense, it refers to a thought disorder in which reality testing is grossly impaired. Symptoms can include seeing, hearing, smelling, or tasting things that are not there; paranoia; and delusional thought
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Psychosis

Psy·cho'sis noun [ New Latin See Psycho- .] 1. Any vital action or activity. Mivart. 2. (Medicine) A disease of the mind; especially, a functional mental disorder, that is, one unattended with evident organic changes.
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psychosis

<psychiatry> A mental disorder characterised by gross impairment in reality testing as evidenced by delusions, hallucinations, markedly incoherent speech or disorganised and agitated behaviour without apparent awareness on the part of the patient of the incomprehensibility of his behaviour, the term is also used in a more general sense to ref
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psychosis

noun any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
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psychosis

(si-ko´sis) pl. psycho´ses a state in which a person's mental capacity to recognize reality, communicate, and relate to others is impaired, thus interfering with the capacity to deal with life demands. Mental disorders in which psychotic symptoms may be present include mood disorders, schizophrenia, brief psychotic disor...
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Psychosis

• (n.) Any vital action or activity. • (n.) A disease of the mind; especially, a functional mental disorder, that is, one unattended with evident organic changes.
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psychosis

any of several major mental illnesses that can cause delusions, hallucinations, serious defects in judgment and insight, defects in the thinking ... [9 related articles]
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psychosis

(psych- + -osis) a mental disorder characterized by gross impairment in reality testing as evidenced by delusions, hallucinations, markedly incoherent speech, or disorganized and agitated behaviour without apparent awareness on the part of the patient of the incomprehensibility of his behaviour; the term is also used in a more general sense to refe
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psychosis

psychosis (singular), psychoses (plural) 1. A mental and behavioral disorder causing gross distortion or the disorganization of a person's mental capacity, affective response, and capacity to recognize reality, communicate, and relate to others to the degree of interfering with the person's capacity to cope with the ordinary demands of everyd...
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Psychosis

Psychosis (from the Ancient Greek ψυχή "psyche", for mind/soul, and -ωσις "-osis", for abnormal condition) means abnormal condition of the mind, and is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state often described as involving a "loss of contact with reality". People suffering from psychosis are described as psychotic. Psychosis is g...
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psychosis

psychosis (sīkō'sis) , in psychiatry, a broad category of mental disorder encompassing the most serious emotional disturbances, often rendering the individual incapable of staying in contact with reality. Until recently, the term was used in contrast with neurosis, which denoted the ...
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Psychosis

(Gr. psychosis, a giving of life or soul) (a) In the general sense, psychosis designates any mental or psychical process, just as a neurosis, in the wide sense is any neural process. (b) In the restricted sense, psychosis designates a pathological condition of mind, just as 'neurosis' is an abnormal condition of the nervous system. -- L.W.
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