borderline psychosis

borderline psychosis

[′bȯrd·ər‚līn sī′kō·səs]
(psychology)
The psychiatric diagnosis of an individual whose symptoms are severe but are not clearly psychotic or neurotic.
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A breezy comedy about borderline psychosis, the film's title cuts both ways.
In our overtly emotional and psychological age, when the connection between love and suffering is misunderstood or denied, and the notion of the cross often regarded as indicative of a borderline psychosis, who better to be raised to the altar as a masterpiece of God's grace than a martyr who identified herself so clearly with Christ crucified that she is known now as St.
She arrives at what has been described in her work as a Bakhtinian wild carnival, an end, depending on one's perspective, that is either a form of productive dissolution or borderline psychosis.
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