(The American Heritage Dictionary)

Psychosis:

Severe mental disorder, with or without organic damage, characterized by deterioration of normal intellectual and social functioning and by partial or complete withdrawal from reality.

Drug-Induced Psychosis:

During use or withdrawal from drugs, people may appear to be experiencing psychotic symptoms. The symptoms usually dissipate when the drug wears off or is no longer in the body.

    

General Symptoms of Psychosis

Amphetamine Psychosis

Confused Thinking

Auditory hallucinations

False Beliefs (Delusions)

Suspiciousness,

Hallucinations

Visual hallucinations

Changed Feelings

Severe paranoia

Changed Behavior

Aggression

Grandiosity

Severe depression

 

Irritability

 

Hyperactivity

 

Paranoid delusions

 

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