hysterical psychosis

hysterical psychosis

n.
An acute psychosis accompanied by the symptoms of hysteria.
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Hysterical psychosis. The American journal of Psychiatry, 120, 1066-1074.
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. Another study from India (3) considered the existence of 2 types of acute psychosis, namely, acute psychosis with and without stress.
Describing a situation called "hysterical psychosis," Abaly said it is a mood in which the individual does not care about anything except the destruction of the "other." This is what we also call "running amok," he added, saying that the individual will try to overcome stress in such a mood by gathering more people who approve of him/her.