drug-induced psychosis


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drug-induced psychosis

Neurology A drug-induced psychiatric illness in which reality is impaired, typically linked to hallucinations or delusions, leading to communication or social problems
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Mum-of-three Rebecca Cunningham was in a drug-induced psychosis and searching for her own child when the incident happened in South Dublin in September.
Folks' defense is expected to involve a theory that drug-induced psychosis prompted him to attack and kill Donna Alaine Perry inside a room they had shared at the Village Inn on Mohawk Boulevard.
Cardiff Crown Court has been told Sadie Jenkins attacked two children with a kitchen knife in the midst of a drug-induced psychosis before trying to take her own life.
He was admitted to Roseberry Park Hospital for four weeks in December last year and diagnosed with drug-induced psychosis.
He admitted killing Irene but denied murder and attempted murder due to diminished responsibility, claiming he was in a drug-induced psychosis.
The court heard Ben had been treated for drug-induced psychosis in 2006 and spent time in mental health facilities.
But he failed to tell them he was also hearing voices and doctors believed he was suffering from a drug-induced psychosis, forensic psychiatrist Emma Clarke told the court.
Police believe that Eugene, who was naked when he attacked Poppo, may have been suffering from a drug-induced psychosis which causes the body to heat up.
After that she was taken to St Michael's Hospital in Warwick unable to speak because she was in a drug-induced psychosis.
The majority of the patients admitted present with drug-induced psychosis, such as "tik".
The day before the attack he had been to see the doctor feeling depressed due to drug-induced psychosis.
Some topics are: explanatory models for dual diagnosis, risk assessment, reducing drug-related harm in mentally ill people, alcohol and mood disorders, poly-substance use and personality disorders, drug-induced psychosis, and practice, research, and education development.

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