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Psychosis is a generic psychiatric term for a mental state in which thought and perception are severely impaired.

Persons experiencing a psychotic episode may experience hallucinations, hold delusional beliefs (e.g., paranoid delusions), demonstrate personality changes and exhibit disorganized thinking.

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