Bouffée délirante Bouffée délirante is a French term used in the past for acute and transient psychotic disorders (F23 in ICD-10 ). In DSM-IV , it is described as Brief Psychotic Disorder (298.8). The symptoms usually have an acute onset and reach their peak within two weeks. The symptoms start resolving in a few weeks and complete recovery usually occurs within 2–3 months. Copyright Notice Adapted from Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License 3.0 ; additional terms may apply.