SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS

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., Pam M.S., "SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/situational-psychosis/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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