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Definition of Psychosis

Psychosis

  1. Any vital action or activity.
  2. A disease of the mind; especially, a functional mental disorder, that is, one unattended with evident organic changes.

Psychosis Quotations

It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur

Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
Brendan Behan

Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
Douglas MacArthur

I know a lot of people with obsessive qualities, and there's a positive and negative part to it. There's the appeal of someone who's so deadly focused on something that they want or desire - there's a dedication and a single-mindedness that's great. But then if it goes on too long it becomes a psychosis. What's the French term for it? Idee fixe.
Callum Keith Rennie

When the depressive psychosis has become manifest, its cardinal feature seems to be a mental inhibition which renders a rapport between the patient and the external world more difficult.
Karl Abraham
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Psychosis Translations

psychosis in French is psychose
psychosis in German is Psychose
psychosis in Spanish is psicosis