deliriant

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deliriant

(dē-lĭr′ē-ănt) [L. delirare, to leave the furrow, be frenzied]
An agent that alters mental status, causing agitated confusion, e.g., atropine or other anticholinergic drugs.
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When excited deliriants are characterized as "irrational," "drug users," without "remorse" or "normal fear and understanding of surroundings" and "persons with psychiatric illness," there is little space for recognition of police use of force.
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