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n. pl. psy·cho·ses (-sēz)
An acute or chronic mental state marked by loss of contact with reality, disorganized speech and behavior, and often hallucinations or delusions, seen in certain mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, and other medical disorders.
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n, pl -choses (-ˈkəʊsiːz)
(Psychiatry) any form of severe mental disorder in which the individual's contact with reality becomes highly distorted. Compare neurosis
[C19: New Latin, from psycho- + -osis]
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n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. a mental disorder characterized by symptoms, as delusions or hallucinations, that indicate impaired contact with reality.
2. any severe form of mental disorder, as schizophrenia or paranoia.
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Plural psychoses (sī-kō′sēz)
A mental illness so severe that a person loses the ability to think logically, to communicate, and to relate to others. A person with a psychosis loses contact with reality and often shows dramatic changes in behavior. Psychoses can be caused by diseases affecting the brain.
psychotic (sī-kŏt′ĭk) adjective
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any severe mental disorder or disease. — psychotic, n., adj.See also: Insanity
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|Noun||1.||psychosis - any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted|
mental disease, mental illness, psychopathy - any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention
paranoia - a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur
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psychosis[saɪˈkəʊsɪs] N (psychoses (pl)) [saɪˈkəʊsiːz] → psicosis f inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
psychosis[saɪˈkəʊsɪs] [psychoses] [saɪˈkəʊsiːz] (pl) n → psychose f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n pl <psychoses> → Psychose f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
psychosis[saɪˈkəʊsɪs] n (psychoses (pl)) [saɪˈkəʊsiːz‘] → psicosi f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. psicosis, trastorno mental severo de origen orgánico o emocional en el cual el paciente pierde contacto con la realidad y sufre de alucinaciones o aberraciones mentales;
alcoholic ___ → ___ alcohólica;
depressive ___ → ___ depresiva;
drug ___ → ___ por drogas;
manic-depressive ___ → ___ maníaco depresiva;
organic ___ → ___ orgánica;
senile ___ → ___ senil;
situational ___ → ___ situacional;
toxic ___ → ___ tóxica;
traumatic ___ → ___ traumática.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
psychosisn (pl -ses) psicosis f
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