psychosis

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any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

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If one undertakes such a task just on the basis of a general recollection of the tragedy's plot from one's childhood readings, the psychotic episode itself towers over the prodromal symptoms and, presenting itself out of context, probably dictates the diagnosis of brief reactive psychosis, with marked stressors.
The diagnoses given to him include senile dementia, mania, delirium, brief reactive psychosis, involutional melancholia, and others.
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