RAPTURE-OF-THE-DEEP SYNDROME By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 An acute and short-lived psychosis experienced by some deep-sea divers. It could be attributed to a higher than safe nitrogen level in the blood. RAPTURE-OF-THE-DEEP SYNDROME: "The diver was suffering from rapture of the deep syndrome." Related Psychology Terms DECOMPRESSION SICKNESS SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS BUTYROPHENONES SUPERORDINATE CATEGORY AUTOSCOPY PREPARATORY SET SOCIAL REHABILITATION AUTOMATIC PROMOTION PSYCHOTIC BASIC-LEVEL CATEGORY Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RAPTURE-OF-THE-DEEP SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rapture-of-the-deep-syndrome/ (accessed August 16, 2018).