affective psychosis

noun

a severe mental disorder characterized by extreme moods of either depression or mania

Nearby words

  1. affectionate,
  2. affectionately,
  3. affective,
  4. affective disorder,
  5. affective fallacy,
  6. affectively,
  7. affectivity,
  8. affectless,
  9. affenpinscher,
  10. afferent

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Medicine definitions for affective psychosis

affective psychosis

n.

Psychosis characterized chiefly by emotional disturbance.

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