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Definition of "senile psychosis" [senile psychosis]

  • Dementia of the aged; results from degeneration of the brain in the absence of cerebrovascular disease (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "senile psychosis" in a sentence
  • "The fact that cases of paresis with delusions were found to have their lesions in the frontal lobe, whereas non-delusional cases showed no such marked lesions, is of interest in the light of the present paper because three cases of senile psychosis were found to have delusions of grandeur and, although they are demonstrably not paretic, they also show mild frontal lobe changes supported by microscopic study."
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