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

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In spite of way that PIP speaks to 25 percent of the psychoses of epilepsy (POE) according to Dongier S (1959) and Kanner (2000), it's generally understated in the psychiatric drug writing.
Some clinical electroencephalographical correlations in epileptic psychoses (twilight states).
The clinical case described would be better diagnosed using the concept of cycloid psychoses and it seems to be approaching the Kleist-Leonhard's subtype "hyperkinetic-akinetic motility psychoses", once the psychomotor activity is most affected.
Les psychoses ont, au cours d'une vie, une prevalence moyenne de 2 a 3,5% (Mortensen et Juel, 1993; Westermeyer, Harrow et Marengo, 1991).
Thus, we will first use routine brain imaging and complementary data to optimise our candidate biomarkers for the prediction and staging of psychoses and generate a prognostic system that generalises well across mental health services.
Japan) compiles 17 papers written over the past 40 years by him and other psychiatrists from Japan who refine and develop the concept of atypical psychoses originally developed by Hisatoshi Mitsuda.
A new company, Walsh Medical Media (Montvale, NJ), has begun the publication of "Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses," a new quarterly publication written to provide psychiatrists and related healthcare professionals with the latest research and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia and related psychoses.
Three-year outcome of first-episode psychoses in an established community psychiatric service.
June 12-16: International Congress for the Psychotherapy of the Schizophernia and other Psychoses Madrid.
A comparison of postpartum psychosis to psychoses unrelated to child-bearing has found that women with a postpartum psychosis display more psychiatric impairment in the form of thought disorganization, bizarre behavior, lack of insight, delusions of reference, persecution, jealousy, grandiosity, suspiciousness, impaired orientation, and self-neglect.
The association was not specific to schizophrenia but was a broader association with various forms of psychoses.
Horwitz emphasizes that psychiatry originally focused on the extremes of mood and behavior that today are called psychoses.
Some bromocriptine psychoses, however, have had their onset as late as 8 to 10 days postpartum.