Definition of Psychotic depression

1. Noun. A state of depression so severe that the person loses contact with reality and suffers a variety of functional impairments.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychotic Depression

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psychosyntheses
psychosynthesis
psychotherapeutic
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psychotherapeutics
psychotherapies
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psychotherapists
psychotherapy
psychotherapy group
psychothriller
psychothrillers
psychotic
psychotic belief
psychotic depression (current term)
psychotic person
psychotically
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psychotomimesis
psychotomimetic
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psychotropic agent
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psychovisually
psychovitalism
psychovitalistic

Literary usage of Psychotic depression

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)
"For example, if patients are experiencing mania or psychotic depression with ... While psychotic depression or mania is being managed, patients may then be ..."

2. Depression in Primary Care: Vol. 2. Treatment of Major Depression: Clinical by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Efficacy of amoxapine in psychotic depression. Am J Psychiatry 1983; 140(10): 1344-7. Appelbaum PS, Russell GV, Orsulak PJ, Schildkraut JJ. ..."

3. Statistical Assessment Of National Significant Industrial User Noncompliance (1993)
"Efficacy of amoxapine in psychotic depression. Am J Psychiatry 1983; 140(10): 1344-7. Appelbaum PS, Russell GV, Orsulak PJ, Schildkraut JJ. ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... is the most prominent feature, along with such psychotic symptoms as delusions and hallucinations. This is referred to as a psychotic depression and is ..."

5. Depression in Primary Care: Detection and Diagnosi by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Given the markedly disabling nature of psychotic depression, maintenance treatments are strongly indicated when the disorder is recurrent. ..."

6. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"... Psychosocial psychotic depression Publication Bias Quality of Life Randomized Trial Recurrent Depression A form of psychotherapy that includes education ..."

7. The Hmong, 1987-1995: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography edited by Christina J. Smith (1996)
"Case study of a Hmong refugee male suffering from psychotic depression and koro, a folk malady involving genital retraction. ..."

8. Benign Stupors: A Study of a New Manic-depressive Reaction Type by August Hoch (1921)
"... anxiety or psychotic depression, there were interruptions which looked like miniature manic-depressive psychoses in all but one case. ..."

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