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
Too often, jailers rely on isolation units to deal with prisoners afflicted with psychotic episodes or suicidal thoughts, said the organization’s counsel, Aaron Fischer.
Their findings showed that 40 percent of the patients diagnosed with psychotic illnesses like schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder preferred to write with their left hand.
Northoff says future experiments should investigate whether there are any telling differences between the psychotic and healthy brain at rest.
J&J and Janssen are facing more than 5,800 claims in state court in Philadelphia that the companies’ Risperdal anti-psychotic drug causes boys to develop female-like breasts.
Her slaughter of the Freys was disturbing and psychotic.
Arya triumphantly whips off her mask, like a psychotic Ethan Hunt, her seemingly impossible mission of killing all the Freys complete.
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.
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First Known Use of psychotic
Synonymsbalmy, barmy [chiefly British], bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, bughouse [slang], certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, cranky [dialect], crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, fruity [slang], gaga, haywire, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), loony tunes (or looney tunes), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, meshuga (or meshugge also meshugah or meshuggah), moonstruck, non compos mentis, nuts, nutty, psycho, insane, scatty [chiefly British], screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacko (also whacko), wacky (also whacky), wud [chiefly Scottish]
Antonymsbalanced, compos mentis, sane, sound, uncrazy
Related Wordsdotty, fey, loopy, off, potty [chiefly British], teched (or tetched), touched; aberrant, delirious, delusional, delusionary, disordered, disturbed, neurotic, obsessive-compulsive, paranoiac (also paranoic), paranoid (also paranoidal), schizoid, schizophrenic, sociopathic; eccentric, odd, oddball, pixilated (also pixillated), queer, strange; foolish, senseless, witless; irrational, unreasonable; amok (or amuck), ape, ballistic, bananas, berserk, nuclear; depressed; distracted, distraught, frantic, frenzied, haywire, hysterical (also hysteric), raving, wigged-out; fixated, monomaniac, monomaniacal, obsessed
Near Antonymsclear, lucid, rational, reasonable; judicious, sensible, wise; healthy, normal, well-adjusted; unneurotic
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