psychosis

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

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But if no psychotic episodes are allowed to recur after the first episode, many patients can return to their baseline functioning," Dr.
Unfortunately, there was a lack of information about previous menstrual cycles so any connection with onset of these psychotic episodes could not be determined.
Mr N was a complex individual, with clear evidence that he had drug-induced psychotic episodes," Mr Jones said.
It was pointed out that nightmares experienced by people during childhood could be connected with the development of psychotic episodes like schizophrenia.
During the two psychotic episodes, the patient has a diminished emotional expression and apathy.
Preventing psychotic episodes is, logically, the most important neuroprotective tactic.
Psychotic episodes are unique psychological experiences, the core characteristic of which is the loss or severe damage of contact with reality.
He spent his life on the subject of the link between psychiatry and religion through his own psychotic episodes, while remaining rooted in the nineteenth century orthodox mindset of depravity, sin, and need for conversion, albeit with a theologically and religiously liberal outlook.
Doctors think that there is a connection between his temporal lobe epilepsy and schizophrenia that causes the psychotic episodes.
2010), 40% of patients with a mean of 10 hospitalizations and 11 psychotic episodes were sexually assaulted and 60% were physically assaulted by a family member.
He has suffered a series of psychotic episodes since he hacked Lee Rigby to death.
The murderer, who has been on hunger strike since 1999 and is force-fed through a tube, claims he has faked psychotic episodes in the past, the tribunal heard.
They have linked psychotic episodes in patients to internet addiction and delusions related to virtual relationships, the Daily Express reported.
The researchers have linked psychotic episodes in patients to internet addiction and delusions caused as a result of virtual relationships cultivated on social networking sites.
He was not thinking clearly," she said of her son, adding that he has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has experienced psychotic episodes.