psychosis

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

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The psychiatric views reflected in the 1938 amendment, that "puerperal psychosis" was a dubious psychiatric category denoting a "condition" implausibly associated with infanticide, and that the psychiatric diminution of responsibility was more plausible in cases of "exhaustion psychosis" associated with poverty, were only temporarily orthodox.