drug-induced psychosis

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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He said the defendant had issues including drug-induced psychosis and had recently been released from The Ablett Psychiatric Unit.
Tests revealed he had opiates in his system and staff believed he was suffering from drug-induced psychosis.
Hise was diagnosed with "possible drug-induced psychosis vs PTSD psychosis," according to court documents.
A KNIFEMAN who cut a stranger while in a state of suspected drug-induced psychosis wept as he was sent to prison.
The use of ECT for drug-induced psychosis is hot well described in the literature because substance abuse is exclusionary in many trials.
The ability of drugs that enhance dopaminergic transmission, such as amphetamine, to induce psychotic symptoms and the blockade of dopaminergic D2 receptors as the mechanism of action of antipsychotic medications help support the dopaminergic role of pathogenesis in drug-induced psychosis in PD [10].
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 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.
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".

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