Difference between psychosis and psychotic
- any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
Animals are humanized, that is, the kinship between animal and human life is still keenly felt, and this reminds us of those early animistic interpretations of nature which subsequently led to doctrines of metempsychosis.
The first obtains when the psychosis results from a misevaluation of environment.
I think that Tilly's behavior on balance does indicate a kind of cetacean psychosis.
- a person afflicted with psychosis
- characteristic of or suffering from psychosis
I have fought off an attempt to section me under the Mental Health Act, and I have taken a battery of antidepressant / antipsychotic drugs that left me desperately tired and sick.
The authors concluded that creativity and psychotic symptomatology do indeed reflect equivalent forms of cognitive processing.
At the time of decompensation, 23 patients were taking antipsychotics while 16 were drug free.