psychosis

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

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have shown that manic depressive psychosis appears to be significantly more common in MS patients than in the general population, prompting the search for alternative hypotheses [11].
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. In 1990, 54 years after her death, the University of Washington Press published her autobiography, Mourning Dove: A Salishan Autobiography, which has been described as a personal memoir as well as a rich documentation of the Salish people and culture.
Fortunately, severe depression (known as depressive psychosis) follows after only one in 1,000 pregnancies.
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.