Definition of Psychotic

1. Noun. A person afflicted with psychosis.

Exact synonyms: Psycho, Psychotic Person
Specialized synonyms: Cataleptic, Paranoiac, Paranoid, Schizophrenic
Generic synonyms: Diseased Person, Sick Person, Sufferer



2. Adjective. Characteristic of or suffering from psychosis.
Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Similar to: Insane
Derivative terms: Psychosis

Definition of Psychotic

1. Adjective. Of, related to, or suffering from psychosis. ¹

2. Noun. A person affected by psychosis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psychotic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychotic

psychosurgeries
psychosurgery
psychosurgical
psychosyntheses
psychosynthesis
psychotherapeutic
psychotherapeutically
psychotherapeutics
psychotherapies
psychotherapist
psychotherapists
psychotherapy
psychotherapy group
psychothriller
psychothrillers
psychotic (current term)
psychotic belief
psychotic depression
psychotic person
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psychotics
psychotomimesis
psychotomimetic
psychotomimetics
psychotronic
psychotronics
psychotropic
psychotropic agent
psychotropics
psychovisually

Literary usage of Psychotic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Chapter 8—psychotic Disorders Dual-Focus Perspective This chapter is an overview of current assessment and treatment principles for patients with alcohol ..."

2. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"A psychotic EPISODE IN ROMAN HISTORY A STUDY OF THE ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONS BY CHARLES L. DANA I AM calling attention to a short period of human ..."

3. Acute Epidemic Encephalitis (lethargic Encephalitis): An Investigation by by Walter Timme (1921)
"CHAPTER IV SYMPTOMATOLOGY: psychotic MANIFESTATIONS OF EPIDEMIC ENCEPHALITIS THE material of this chapter is reported by Drs. George H. Kirby and Thomas K. ..."

4. Epidemic Encephalitis (encephalitis Lethargica) by Frederick Tilney, Hubert Shattuck Howe (1920)
"... ACUTE psychotic TYPES CASE XVI. Mr. GH, thirty-six years; clerk. In the latter part of December, 1918, this patient suffered from influenza with severe ..."

5. Joining Forces on Solid-Waste Management: Regionalization Is Working in by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Among men patients, those with any psychotic disorder (including schizophrenia) ... Percent of Suicide Deaths in People With Schizophrenia, Other psychotic ..."

6. A Few Kind Words about Hate: The Dark Side of Family Life and the Bible by Una Stannard (2007)
"When he was a child, Freud was the victim of uninhibited molesters and it made him an ambulatory psychotic, "as good as crazy" in certain areas of his mind. ..."

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