CONFUSIONAL PSYCHOSIS

a type of cycloid psychosis wherein disruptions of mental procedures are explained by German psychiatrist Karl Leonhard, a form of cycloid psychosis wherein disruptions of intellectual procedures are distinguished and joined by a labile sentimental condition marked instead by manifest anxiousness, with the person frequently misidentifying other individuals, and also by mutism and noticeably reduced motion.

CONFUSIONAL PSYCHOSIS: "The combination of Mary's symptoms was enough for the doctor to suspect confusional psychosis and warrant a psychological evaluation."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONFUSIONAL PSYCHOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/confusional-psychosis/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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