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n. (plural of psychosis English)

  1. n. any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

  2. [also: psychoses (pl)]


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Usage examples of "psychoses".

Electrical discharges in the limbic system sometimes result in symptoms similar to those of psychoses or those produced by psychedelic or hallucinogenic drugs.

That they do not have reactive psychoses and do not suffer from psychotic microepisodes under stress.

Actually, there is a whole sub-field in psychodynamic theories of narcissism, which tries to explain the dynamics of reactive psychoses in pathological narcissism.

Soon he knew about the many forms of schizophrenia, as well as other psychoses, neuroses, paranoias, and an entire alphabet of phobias.