noun, plural psy·cho·ses [-seez]. /-siz/. Psychiatry.
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Example sentences from the Web for psychosis
Earlier this year, Gross got a call about a woman who had recently given birth at the hospital and then turned up at an emergency room an hour and a half away with full-blown postpartum psychosis.Pregnant in the pandemic? It helps to have good Wi-Fi.|Cat Ferguson|December 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Schizophrenia, a common form of psychosis, tends to develop in the late teens to early 20s for men and the late 20s to early 30s for women—but a preliminary stage with milder symptoms usually precedes the full-blown condition.
Her research showed that the way we speak and write can reveal early indications of psychosis, and that computers can help us spot those signs with unnerving accuracy.
When psychiatrists meet people in the prodromal phase, they use a standard set of interviews and cognitive tests to predict which will go on to develop psychosis.
Strokes, confusion and psychosis were found among a group of 125 people hospitalized with infections of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus behind the pandemic.Strokes and mental state changes hint at how COVID-19 harms the brain|Laura Sanders|June 25, 2020|Science News
Fatigue, sadness, or psychosis is not about choice or laziness or selfishness.Postpartum Stigma: Why My Patient Committed Suicide|Jean Kim|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A court-appointed doctor later concluded that Mindi had experienced postpartum psychosis.
The side effects from the dangerous cocktails of synthetics range from psychosis to death.
The synthetic cannabinoids sprayed on Spice can lead to severe psychosis, brain damage, strokes, or even death.How Pfizer Helped Make ‘Spice,’ The Deadly Fake Pot|Abby Haglage|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some research suggests use can elevate the risk of psychosis in people already at risk.
When this occurs the person merges into a psychosis which may be called "hallucinatory confusion."The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
I learned of this notable psychosis from a bookkeeper of a large factory, who had to provide for the test of numberless additions.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
A little skin disorder, Selznik's migraine, and a few cases of psychosis to make a new disease.Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey
This continuing presence of the weird in literature shows the popular demand for it and must have some basis in human psychosis.The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction|Dorothy Scarborough
After this occurs precordial anxiety, and finally the psychosis proper consisting of three stages: 1.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
British Dictionary definitions for psychosis
noun plural -choses (-ˈkəʊsiːz)
Word Origin for psychosis
Medical definitions for psychosis
n. pl. psy•cho•ses (-sēz)
Scientific definitions for psychosis
Plural psychoses (sī-kō′sēz)
Other words from psychosispsychotic adjective (sī-kŏt′ĭk)
Cultural definitions for psychosis
A severe mental disorder, more serious than neurosis, characterized by disorganized thought processes, disorientation in time and space, hallucinations, and delusions. Paranoia, manic depression, megalomania, and schizophrenia are all psychoses. One who suffers from psychosis is psychotic.