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
The defense argues that Yoselyn fell into a psychotic depressive episode that coincided with Jesus’s arrival, culminating in auditory hallucinations that overtook her conscious mind.
Synthetic marijuana is often marketed as a 'legal high' and can cause psychotic episodes and seizures, according to the American Association of Poison Control Centers.
His defense lawyers have argued for years that Bracamontes is profoundly mentally ill and suffers from bipolar disorder with psychotic features.
Many cases involved hallucinations, psychotic episodes and aggressive behavior.
Merin now will launch an intensive search for Rawson-Neal patients, many of them homeless and psychotic, who were issued one-way Greyhound tickets by the hospital.
Kansas ranks as one of the worst states for the overuse of anti-psychotic drugs to sedate nursing home residents.
Lawyers had a hearing Tuesday to argue whether the state’s psychiatrist will be allowed to testify that Williams has a long history of mental illness and could have made the statements during a psychotic episode.
The prosecutor told jurors the defendant was repeatedly seen on surveillance video buying supplies to start fires and did not show any signs of a psychotic break.
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First Known Use of psychotic
balmy, bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackpot, crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, gaga, insane, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, non compos mentis, nuts, nutty, screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacky (also whacky);
around the bend, off one's gourd, off one's head, off one's rocker, out of one's head (or mind);
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
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