noun, plural psy·cho·ses [-seez] /-siz/. Psychiatry.
Examples from the Web for psychosis
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
The side effects from the dangerous cocktails of synthetics range from psychosis to death.
Some research suggests use can elevate the risk of psychosis in people already at risk.
There exists a sense of psychosis projected through his paintings, as if genetically passed down from his late grandfather.A New Book Gives A Rare Glimpse Into The Life of Lucian Freud|Erin Cunningham|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think that the firewall between depression and psychosis is going to be erased.America’s Depression Diagnoses Epidemic and How to Fix It|Jesse Singal|March 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Among 40 cases, 27 offered some explanation either during or following the psychosis.
If you have a psychosis, you behave in response to delusions or hallucinations.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
The content of her psychosis, in addition to the praying attitude, had a more or less vague religious coloring.
There is, further, the history of a delusion of death during the onset of the psychosis.
On August 28 she gave a retrospective account of her psychosis, a part of which has been embodied in the history.
British Dictionary definitions for psychosis
noun plural -choses (-ˈkəʊsiːz)
Word Origin for psychosis
Medicine definitions for psychosis
n. pl. psy•cho•ses (-sēz)
Science definitions for psychosis
Plural psychoses (sī-kō′sēz)
Related formspsychotic adjective (sī-kŏt′ĭk)
Culture 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.