alcoholic psychosis


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

Nearby words

  1. alcohol dependence,
  2. alcohol-free,
  3. alcoholate,
  4. alcoholic,
  5. alcoholic cirrhosis,
  6. alcoholicity,
  7. alcoholics anonymous,
  8. alcoholism,
  9. alcoholize,
  10. alcoholometer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for alcoholic psychosis

alcoholic psychosis


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

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