alcoholic psychosis


noun

any of a group of major mental disorders, as delirium tremens, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, and hallucinosis, associated with organic brain injury due to alcohol.

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Medical definitions for alcoholic psychosis

alcoholic psychosis

n.

Any of various psychoses that result from alcoholism and involve organic brain damage.
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