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Definition of the noun psychosis

What does psychosis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: psychoses

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

Alternative definition of the noun psychosis

noun

  1. [psychology] A severe mental disorder, sometimes with physical damage to the brain, marked by a deranged personality and a distorted view of reality.

Person

Who is Psychosis?

Psychosis a.k.a. Psicosis: Dionicio Castellanos Torres is a Mexican professional wrestler best known by the ring name Psicosis. Castellanos has performed for Asistencia Asesoría y Administración, Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre, Extreme Championship Wrestling, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, World Championship Wrestling, World Wrestling Entertainment, and Xtreme Pro Wrestling as well as a variety of Mexican and American independent promotions. He was the shortest reigning WCW Cruiserweight Champion with a reign that lasted less than an hour. After leaving WWE, Castellanos has mainly worked under the ring name Nicho el Millonario.

Group

Psychosis is a musical group.

Films

  1. "Psychosis" is a 2010 British Horror film directed by Reg Traviss and written by Reg Traviss and story by Michael Armstrong. It's a remake of the "Dreamhouse" episode from the movie anthology Screamtime.
  2. "Psychosis" is a film, directed by Sonia Valentin.
    • language: Spanish Language
    • starring: Alba Nydia Díaz
    • genres: World cinema, Thriller
    • released in (12 years ago)

Game

"Psychosis" is a side scrolling shooter type game for the TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine. It was released in 1990 by NAXAT Soft, which also released the games Alien Crush and Devil's Crush When released it was praised for its colorful graphics and original backstory. It was released on the Wii Virtual Console in all nations in 2008.

  • also known as Paranoia
  • mode: Single-player video game
  • developer: Kaga Create
  • genres: Scrolling shooter, Shoot 'em up, Action game, Shooter game
  • publisher: NEC
  • released in (25 years ago)

Music

  1. "Psychosis" is a musical album of Aseptic Void.
    • released on
  2. "Psychosis" is a musical album of Machine Animal.
  3. "Psychosis" is a musical album of Austin Reynolds.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  4. "Psychosis" is a musical album of Expo '70.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  5. "Psychosis" is a musical EP of Burial in the Sky.
    • released in
  6. "Psychosis" is a composition.
  7. "Psychosis" is a composition.
  8. "Psychosis" is a composition.
  9. "Psychosis" is a musical album of The Peach Tree.
    • released on (6 years ago)

Miscellanea

Psychosis: Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches is a triannual peer-reviewed medical journal published by Routledge on behalf of the International Society for the Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and other Psychoses. The main scope of the journal is research focused on the psychological treatments of psychosis and the psycho-social causes of psychosis. It contains original research, systematic reviews, commentaries on contentious articles, short reports, first-persons accounts, a book review section, and a correspondence column relating to the areas of psychiatry and psychology. The journal publishes papers on both quantitative research and qualitative research, as well as papers focusing on conceptual and ethical issues.

Phrases with Psychosis

  1. senile psychosis
  2. korsakov's psychosis
  3. korsakoff's psychosis
  4. polyneuritic psychosis
  5. schizophrenic psychosis
  6. manic-depressive psychosis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Psychosis

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Google previewThe School Services Sourcebook (2006)

A Guide for School-Based Professionals by Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-Meares

Susan Stone Getting Started Psychosis is a rare phenomenon among school- aged children but is perhaps the most critical of mental conditions...

Google previewThe School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Mental Health (2008)

by Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-Meares

Susan Stone Getting Started Psychosis is a rare phenomenon among school- aged children but is perhaps the most critical ofmental conditions for early identification and intervention. Little reliable literature exists regarding school- based ...

Google previewThe Sacred Cauldron (2011)

Psychotherapy as a Spiritual Practice by Lionel Corbett

have suggested that psychosis is an attempt at self-healing.

The psychosis is the psyche's way of trying to heal restricted emotional development and is a form of spiritual awakening. For Perry, a psychosis is a developmental crisis, the psyche's way of dissolving old states of being and dismantling old personality structures. During the episode ...

Google previewEssentials of Emergency Medicine (2010)

by Richard V. Aghababian

Patrick Smallwood Psychosis refers to a state of cognition in which the ability to accurately evaluate and measure one's perceptions...

Google previewHandbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fourth Edition (2007)

by Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons

Moreover, psychosis is the single greatest stress for caregivers.

PSYCHOSIS Psychosis is a disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, or disorganized thinking (13), and is estimated to occur in 20 to 40% of PD patients ( 14,15).

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Psychosis is a state in which external reality is distorted by delusions and/or hallucinations (a delusion is a fixed false idiosyncratic belief; a hallucination is a false auditory, visual, olfactory, tactile, or taste perception). SYNONYMS ...

Google previewOutlines of Psychiatry (1919)

by William Alanson White

The psychosis is the resultant, the issue for the time being, of a conflict. The conflict is between unsatisfied, instinctive desires which have been repressed into the region of the unconscious, and the conscious, voluntarily directed tendencies of ...

Google previewHandbook of Parkinson's Disease, Fifth Edition (2013)

by Rajesh Pahwa, Kelly E. Lyons Ph.D.

Moreover, psychosis is the single greatest stress for caregivers.

PSYCHOSIS Psychosis is a disorder characterized by hallucinations, delusions, or disorganized thinking (13), and is estimated to occur in 20–40% of PD patients ( 14,15).

Google previewPsychology for Paramedics (2012)

by Adam M Bennett

Psychosis is a broad term that means that a person has lost touch with reality. Psychosis can be present in people with schizophrenia, dementia, drug users, delirious persons, mania, depression and persons with delusional disorders.

Google previewMystical Metaphors: Psychotic Pathways to the Source

by Dr. Dan Edmunds

Psychosis is the fruits of the third eye, and this tree itself grows from the forehead and is multi-dimensional; if string theory is correct...

Google previewA Deeper Shade of Blue (2006)

A Woman's Guide to Recognizing and Treating Depression in Her Childbearing Years by Ruta Nonacs

psychosis is a rare event, affecting only 1 in 1,000 women after childbirth. What distinguishes postpartum psychosis from other types of postpartum illness is not only the severity of its symptoms, but also the presence of psychotic symptoms, ...

Google previewPsychosis and Emotion (2013)

The Role of Emotions in Understanding Psychosis, Therapy and Recovery by Andrew I. Gumley, Alf Gillham, Kathy Taylor, Matthias Schwannauer

Psychosis is the maladaptive expression of primordial mental activity (PMA) unregulated by thought. PMA is the somatic-psychic expression of mind, in contrast to thought, which is reflective and representational. Unprocessed somatic ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book (2013)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DEFINITION Psychosis is a state in which external reality is distorted by delusions and/or hallucinations (a delusion is a fixed false idiosyncratic belief; a hallucination is a false auditory, visual, olfactory, tactile, or taste perception). SYNONYMS ...

Google previewCocaine, Marijuana, Designer Drugs (1989)

Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Behavior by Kinfe Redda, Charles A. Walker, Gene Barnett

Stimulant-Induced Psychosis The stimulant-induced psychosis is a syndrome which was initially linked to the spree use of d-amphetamine, with perhaps the most impressive reports from cross-country truck drivers and other individuals ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery (2009)

by Gary L. Fisher, Nancy A. Roget

Psychosis in most cases is transient but sometimes persists long after cessation of substance use. Antipsychotics are used to treat both acute and chronic psychosis resulting from substances. Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder The ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

Psychosis P that is deemed to be mediated primarily by mental faculties such as memory and imagination. The notion of psychosensorial hallucinations fits in with the ∗centripetal theory of hallucinatory activity, which emphasizes the role of ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

cyberstalking cycloid psychosis of computers, computer technology, or the possibility that computer intelligence will supplant human intelligence. cyberstalking See stalking. cycad seed Used by the Chamorros in producing flour , it contains a ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Christianity (2005)

by Erwin Fahlbusch

Definitions The term "psychosis" denotes a mental disorder characterized by gross impairment in reality testing as evidenced by delusions, hallucinations, markedly incoherent speech, or disorganized and agitated behavior.

Google previewMental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry

| Psychosis Further Reading Broderick, Patricia. C., and Pamela Blewitt. The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 4th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2015. Freud, Sigmund. Beyond the Pleasure Principle. New York, NY: W.W. ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders (2009)

by Richard Noll

chronic interpretative psychosis (also known as systematized or paranoic psychoses) (2) chronic hallucinatory psychosis (3) chronic imaginative (or paraphrenic or ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alcoholic psychosis. that caused chiefly by excessive alcoholic consumption. Clinical manifestations may include delirium tremens, acute hallucinosis (See hallucinosis), ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

Psychosis is characterized by disordered and bizarre thinking, including delusions and hallucinations. A delusion refers to a person believing that something is occur- ring when the facts show otherwise. Some classic examples would be ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by David Statt

psychosis A psychological disorder which is severe enough to disrupt a person's everyday life and require...

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This is a serious, serious condition that is also called postpartum psychosis. And that's where, literally, you get so bad that you end up either hurting the baby or killing yourself. (Marie Osmond)
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Scrabble value of P3S1Y4C3H4O1S1I1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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