mood-congruent psychotic features

mood-congruent psychotic features

[-kon′gro̅o̅·ənt]
Etymology: AS, mod, mind; L, congruere, to come together
the characteristics of a psychosis in which the content of hallucinations or delusions is consistent with an elevated, expansive mood or with a depression. Mood congruence is most often noted in mood disorders, whereas schizophrenia is often a mood-incongruent disorder.

mood-congruent psychotic features

A mental healthcare term of art referring to delusions or hallucinations with content that reflects a patient’s current mood (e.g., depressed or manic).