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psychotic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpsychoticpsy‧chot‧ic /saɪˈkɒtɪk $ -ˈkɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 MPsuffering from or caused by psychosis 🔊 psychotic patients 🔊 psychotic illnesspsychotic noun [countable] 🔊 Like most psychotics, she was very dependent on others.psychotically /-kli/ adverb
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psychoticThere are competitors and then there are the few, the proud, the psychotic.They specifically admitted children who were behaviorally aggressive, not mentally deficient, brain damaged, or psychotic.She was raised by a lawyer whose psychotic behavior centered on the girl.psychotic delusionsSecondly, by no means all abnormal changes in mood signify a psychotic disturbance.First, it is clear that psychotic illness involves, if nothing else, a serious disruption of brain activity.Indeed, the results of very recent work reveal two interesting parallels with the conclusions reached about the psychotic illnesses themselves.He saw the psychotic in Curly Top, saw the arrogance of the bully paraded before him.She does learn that Michael has been given the anti- psychotic medication Haldol.
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