psychosis

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Related to depressive psychosis: Manic Depressive Psychosis
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any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

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The array of symptoms attributed to King George III have been presented as meeting the WHO International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, criteria for type 1 bipolar affective disorder with mood-congruent delusions, consistent with previous reports of manic depressive psychosis and with subsequent Alzheimer-type dementia, rather than acute porphyria (1, 2).
John MacMaster suffered a neck injury which triggered a depressive psychosis.
She died in 1936 at the age of 48 from what her death certificate lists as exhaustion from manic depressive psychosis.
The court was told that Smith, of Govan, Glasgow, had been diagnosed with mental health problems in 1991 when he was found to have manic depressive psychosis.
Dr Clark's detailed psychiatric report had concluded: "He is not suffering from any form of major mental illness - in particular he is not suffering from schizophrenia, paranoid disorder, manic depressive psychosis or a significant mood disorder such as depression.