drug psychosis

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drug psy·cho·sis

psychosis following or precipitated by ingestion of a drug, for example, LSD.

drug psychosis

Etymology: Fr, drogue, drug; Gk, psyche, mind, osis, condition
a psychotic state induced by excessive dosage of certain therapeutic drugs as well as drugs of abuse. Therapeutic drugs often associated with drug-induced psychosis include atropine-like drugs, chloral hydrate, steroids, and isoniazid.

drug psy·cho·sis

(drŭg sī-kō'sis)
Psychosis following or precipitated by ingestion of a drug.

drug psychosis

Psychosis caused by intoxication.
See also: psychosis
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According to my experience and findings, this situation is indistinguishable from amphetamine psychosis, mescaline use, and pesticide poisoning.
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