SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS

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a severe type of psychosis but temporary reaction to a traumatic situation or event giving a person delusions and hallucinations. commonly referred as reactive psychosis; traumatic psychosis.

SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS: "Joe suffered from situational psychosis from being washed overboard."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/situational-psychosis/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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