prison psychosis

prison psychosis
noun
: an apparent mental disturbance brought on by imprisonment and often manifested by pseudohallucinations, mild delusions, and paranoid trends

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Psychiatry.
a state of mental confusion, transitory or permanent, brought on by incarceration or by the anticipation of imprisonment.

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