RAPTURE-OF-THE-DEEP SYNDROME By N., Sam M.S. - 4 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 Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER EMOTION (General) METABOLIC DISORDERS AER HUNGER Crisis Diagnosis and Intervention ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) ALCOHOLIC ADDICTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development HALLUCINATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RAPTURE-OF-THE-DEEP SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rapture-of-the-deep-syndrome/ (accessed June 30, 2022).