Noun(1) any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
(1) they were suffering from a psychosis(2) the symptoms of psychosis(3) Brief reactive psychoses are of interest because some behaviors, otherwise considered normal in developing countries (such as trance or other dissociative-type disorders), overlap.(4) And the number hospitalised with alcohol psychoses - delirium, shaking, or memory loss - has risen by more than a third since 1997-98.(5) Thus the significant differences between LSD and schizophrenic psychoses appear to be in the affective nature of LSD psychosis and the greater incidence of delusions and auditory hallucinations in schizophrenics.(6) Only serious psychoses that required psychiatric consultation and/or treatment were considered as mental disturbances.(7) There is broad consensus that cognitive deficits play a crucial role for both the pathogenesis and prognosis of schizophrenic psychoses .(8) Celebrities, too, are prone to ├ö├ç├┐nervous exhaustion├ö├ç├û - doubtless the result of having to work so much harder than the rest of us - rather than drug-induced depressions, panic disorders or psychoses .(9) Functional psychoses include conditions such as schizophrenia, paranoia, psychopathic personality traits and manic depression.(10) Most paranoid psychoses are chronic rather than episodic, but Schreber had an initial mental illness lasting from October 1884 to June 1885 from which he made a good recovery.(11) Anderson et al studied 24 patients with acute psychoses who met RDC criteria for schizophrenia or mania.(12) Head injury, even when associated with minimal trauma, can lead to affective psychoses and schizophrenia.(13) While 1% of patients with epilepsy admitted to the state hospital improved, 16.5% of those who developed acute psychoses remitted.(14) Chronic use of GHB may produce dependence and a withdrawal syndrome that includes anxiety, insomnia, tremor, and in severe cases, treatment-resistant psychoses .(15) Zuclopenthixol is also authorised in humans as Clopixol and is for the management of schizophrenia and allied psychoses .(16) Fluphenazine is a member of the phenothiazine drug family and is often used in the treatment of various psychoses , mainly schizophrenia and paranoid syndromes.
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