Heavy Metal Syndrome

Toxicology A general term referring to the generic clinical findings associated with poisoning by a heavy metal—e.g., fine tremor, speech slurring, stomatitis, drooling, cataracts, neurasthenia
Vox populi A complex psychosocial response said to occur in adolescents who listen primarily to heavy metal music; some scholars argue that the music merely sets the stage for troubled teens to act out their impulses
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