Major depression with psychotic features is a mental disorder in which a person has depression along with loss of touch with reality (psychosis).
Major depression Psychosis
Psychotic depression; Delusional depression
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
The cause is unknown. A family or personal history of depression or psychotic illness makes you more likely to develop this condition.
Review Date: 02/24/2011
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; David B. Merrill, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.