Sentence Examples


  • Nieces Kelly and Blair struggle with their problems and dysfunctions while Kelly's mother Melinda languishes in a mental institution and Dorian's own daughter Cassie struggled with a psychotic break.
  • DSM-IV notes that unlike manic episodes, hypomanic episodes do not cause a marked impairment in social or occupational functioning, do not require hospitalization, and do not have psychotic features.
  • Susan Lucci - The first lady of daytime spent a season playing a psychotic who was instrumental in the death of Bobby's wife April while they were on their honeymoon.
  • Adolescents diagnosed with IED have been reported to respond well to clozapine (Clozaril), a drug normally used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
  • Major self-mutilation occurs most often with psychotic or highly intoxicated individuals and occasionally with institutionalized mentally retarded individuals.