Examples of psychotic in a Sentence
He was diagnosed as psychotic.
the identity of the psychotic murderer known as the Zodiac Killer remains an intriguing puzzle
Recent Examples of psychotic from the Web
Her slaughter of the Freys was disturbing and psychotic.
Without decent mental health care and support services, people with psychotic disorders can quickly deteriorate, ending up in overcrowded emergency rooms, jail and prison cells or dangerous city streets, Honberg said.
Caporaso strips away Hamlet’s upbringing, his civility and his nobility and gives us a feral child in the throes of a psychotic hissy-fit.
And last year, scientists working with mouse brain cells found that the anti-malaria drug quinacrine and the anti-psychotic drug chlorpromazine interfered with the ability of prions to cause normal brain protein to misfold.
Patients with mental health needs may be suicidal, homicidal or psychotic.
His first psychotic break was at Adelphi, according to a doctor’s report included in housing court documents.
When a psychotic master criminal (Nicolas Cage) ends up in a coma, an FBI agent (John Travolta) uses experimental technology to steal his face in an effort to coax information on an impending terrorist attack from the criminal’s allies.
Attorney Dawn Davison of the Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center says the jury in Morva’s 2008 trial did not consider his psychotic disorder because experts in that case did not have access to Morva’s complete history.
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First Known Use of psychotic
PSYCHOTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psychotic for English Language Learners
: having or relating to a very serious mental illness that makes you act strangely or believe things that are not true : relating to or suffering from psychosis
Medical Definition of psychotic
: a psychotic individual
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