infection-exhaustion psychosis

(redirected from febrile psychosis)

in·fec·tion-·ex·haus·tion psy·cho·sis

an obsolete term for a psychosis following an acute infection, shock, or chronic intoxication; begins as delirium followed by pronounced mental confusion with hallucinations and unsystematized delusions, and sometimes stupor.
Synonym(s): febrile psychosis

in·fec·tion-ex·haus·tion psy·cho·sis

(in-fek'shŭn-eg-zaws'chŭn sī-kō'sis)
A mental disorder following an acute infection, shock, or chronic intoxication; begins as delirium followed by pronounced mental confusion with hallucinations and unsystematized delusions, and sometimes, stupor.