Psychosis is a condition characterized by the misperception of thoughts and sensory perceptions that the patient perceives as real. This creates delusions and hallucinations. Psychiatric diagnoses are most often associated with psychoses - bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia. Among other things, psychosis can be caused by drugs (e.g. marijuana).
- KATONA, Cornelius. Psychiatry at a Glance. 1. edition. 2008. pp. 18. ISBN 9780470658918.