hysterical psychosis

hysterical psychosis

n.
An acute psychosis accompanied by the symptoms of hysteria.
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Their work pointed towards an acute-onset psychosis having florid symptomatology and good prognosis and also highlighted that the equivalent nosological entities in ICD were acute psychosis of uncertain origin and hysterical psychosis.
Despite the meticulous descriptions of the various categories of neurosis and hysterical psychosis in "Psychology Notes," these descriptions in fact create little distinction among the various disorders, resulting in a slippage, a collapse into hysteria that emerges in the comparison of "Psychology Notes" and Murphy.