ACUTE PSYCHOTIC EPISODE

the presence of obvious psychotic traits, like imaginary illusions, phantasm, and uncategorized speech, which is of unexpected oncoming and generally briefly exists.

ACUTE PSYCHOTIC EPISODE: "Meredith's acute psychotic episode was severe enough to warrant her admission to the psychiatric ward of the hospital for two weeks."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACUTE PSYCHOTIC EPISODE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acute-psychotic-episode/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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