Affective psychosis



noun
a severe mental disorder characterized by extreme moods of either depression or mania

affective psychosis n.
Psychosis characterized chiefly by emotional disturbance.

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    of, caused by, or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional. causing emotion or feeling. Historical Examples affectively she was remarkably frank, sometimes a little surly, or she showed a slight empty uneasiness. Benign Stupors August Hoch adjective (psychol) relating to affects concerned with or arousing the emotions or affection affective af·fec·tive (ə-fěk’tĭv) adj. Concerned with or […]

  • Affectivity

    of, caused by, or expressing emotion or feeling; emotional. causing emotion or feeling. Historical Examples Nor does he contribute much likely to be of permanent value in any part of the wide domain of affectivity. A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud adjective (psychol) relating to affects concerned with or arousing the emotions or affection […]



  • Affectless

    lacking feeling or emotion; indifferent to the suffering of others: an affectless, futuristic drama in which the human characters are virtually robots. Contemporary Examples And there you are, years later, a jaded, affectless, neurotic, disenchanted, sad person. The Best of David Rakoff: Quotes, ‘This American Life,’ ‘The Daily Show,’ & More August 9, 2012 Historical […]

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