Science / Psychiatry / Mood-Congruent Psychotic Features: Delusions or hallucinations whose content is entirely consistent with the typical themes of a depressed or manic mood. If the mood is depressed, the content of the delusions or hallucinations would involve themes of personal inadequacy, guilt, disease, death, nihilism, or deserved punishment. The content of the delusion may include themes of persecution if these are based on self-derogatory~ concepts such as deserved punishment. If the mood is manic, the content of the delusions or hallucinations would involve themes of inflated worth, power, knowledge, or identity, or a special relationship to a deity or a famous person. The content of the delusion may include themes of persecution if these are based on concepts such as inflated worth or deserved punishment.
Features Noun Synonyms: face, visage, physiognomy, countenance, looks, mug, kisser, chips and plaice
Psychotic Noun Synonyms: mad, insane, psychopathic, deranged, demented, lunatic, paranoiac or paranoid, abnormal, unbalanced, (mentally) ill or sick, disturbed, non compos mentis, of unsound mind, exceptional, certifiable, daft, unhinged, raving, crazy, nuts, nutty
Psychotic Adjective Synonyms: madman, madwoman, maniac, psychopath, lunatic, paranoid or paranoiac, schizophrenic, bedlamite, nut, nutter, screwball, crackpot, crazy, loony or looney or luny, schizo, kook
Science / Psychiatry / Typical-Conventional Antipsychotic: The name given to the older antipsychotic drugs developed for control of the symptoms of schizophrenia. These drugs are typically associated with a high incidence of side effects, especially EPS. MORE
Science / Psychiatry / Typical Antipsychotics: Older, first-generation medications used to treat serious mental illness. Different from the atypical antipsychotics in that they seldom have an effect upon the negative symptoms and often result in g MORE