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psychosis following or precipitated by ingestion of a drug, for example, LSD.
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.
Psychosis caused by intoxication.
See also: psychosis