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Of, denoting, or suffering from a psychosis.‘a psychotic disturbance’
severely mentally ill, insane, mad, certifiable, deranged, demented, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, not in one's right mind, not together, crazed, lunatic, unbalanced, unhinged, unstable, disturbed, distracted, stark mad, maniac, maniacal, manic, frenzied, raving, distraught, frantic, hysterical, delirious, mad as a hatter, mad as a march harenon compos mentissectionablecrazy, mental, off one's head, out of one's head, off one's nut, nuts, nutty, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's rocker, not right in the head, not quite right in the head, round the bend, raving mad, bats, batty, bonkers, cuckoo, loopy, loony, bananas, loco, screwy, with a screw loose, touched, gaga, up the pole, not all there, not right upstairs, away with the fairies, foaming at the mouthbarmy, crackers, barking, barking mad, round the twist, off one's trolley, daft, as daft as a brush, not the full shillingbuggy, off the wall, nutsy, nutso, out of one's tree, meshuga, squirrelly, wackobushedporangipsychopathic, psychopathological, sociopathicView synonyms
- ‘I was about to turn into a crazy psychotic lunatic and there was nothing I could do to stop myself.’
- ‘One of the most disenfranchised groups in health care is older people with psychotic disorders.’
- ‘Has the Minister seen studies or reports that link cannabis use with psychotic symptoms or mental health disorders?’
- ‘The only safety issue seems to be in seriously disturbed patients, in whom meditation may trigger psychotic episodes.’
- ‘As well as symptoms of panic, these nine patients all had overt psychotic symptoms and behavioural disturbance.’
- ‘Child abuse seems to be particularly related to psychotic symptoms and diagnoses of schizophrenia.’
- ‘We found very little evidence of psychiatric illness, none of the subjects had psychotic disorders for example.’
- ‘Excessive doses produce hyperactivity, paranoia and other psychotic symptoms.’
- ‘Celebrity stalkers are usually found in the love obsessional group, a high proportion of whom suffer from psychotic illnesses.’
- ‘Though he was incoherent and loud, at times my impression was that he was not psychotic or manic.’
- ‘One of their sons suffered from schizophrenia and was prone to violent psychotic episodes.’
- ‘She is a deeply disturbed, psychotic individual, whose case should never have gone to trial.’
- ‘I know I know I get all kinds of strange paranoid psychotic dreams when I am in a bad mood.’
- ‘The mean decrease in the severity of psychotic symptoms and EPS favored risperidone.’
- ‘The help received at this temple served as an alternative to clinical psychiatric treatment for these people with psychotic illness.’
- ‘I must say that some of the emails I get from Leftists do have all the hallmarks of psychotic thought disorder.’
- ‘Enrique's face is twisted into a rictus grin, and he lets out the unmistakable chortle of sheer psychotic derangement.’
- ‘Edwin was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and marijuana induced psychotic disorder.’
- ‘One simply cannot equate psychotic disturbances which alter the entire personality with physical diseases.’
- ‘Terror always has its roots in hysteria and psychotic insecurity; still, we should know our enemy.’
A person suffering from a psychosis.
- ‘Some of the psychotics too can be withdrawn - ‘quietly mad’ in the language of doctors - and likely to remain undiagnosed and untreated.’
- ‘It you want to say, do they have disordered thinking, are they distorted in their ideas of relationships with people, some of them certainly are personality disordered, but not a lot are schizophrenic or what we would call psychotics.’
- ‘Man and Chen compared the effectiveness of intramuscular injections of chlorpromazine with IM haloperidol in controlling agitated, assaultive psychotics.’
- ‘I saw this whole bunch of young people going crazy, plunging into the counterculture, becoming psychotics, among the Baby Boomer generation.’
- ‘LSD psychotics fundamentally did not differ from schizophrenics except for the amount of parental alcoholism.’
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