alcoholic psychosis


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Related to alcoholic psychosis: schizophrenia, alcoholic paranoia

alcoholic psychosis

Loss of contact with reality that results from acute or chronic alcohol use. Examples are pathological intoxication, delirium tremens, Korsakoff's psychosis, and acute hallucinosis.
See: acute alcoholism; acute alcoholic hallucinosis; delirium tremens; intoxication; Korsakoff's syndrome
See also: psychosis