Noun: psychosis (psychoses) sI'kowsis
- Any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted
Derived forms: psychoses
See also: psychotic
- the occasional patient will develop a frank postoperative psychosis.
- that they're buried beneath layers of psychosis
- .. . which developed into a form of violent psychosis ..
- other or unspecified acute and transient psychosis
- which were the root cause of her psychosis