Hallucinogen use disorder

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Hallucinogen use disorder

  • Profile of the substance
    • Naturally occurring hallucinogens
    • Synthetic compounds
  • Patterns of use
    • Use is usually episodic

Hallucinogens: Effects on the Body

Physiological

Psychological

  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Heightened response to color, sounds
  • Chills
  • Distorted vision
  • Pupil dilation
  • Sense of slowed time
  • Increased blood pressure, pulse
  • Magnified feelings
  • Loss of appetite
  • Paranoia, panic
  • Insomnia
  • Euphoria, peace
  • Elevated blood sugar
  • Depersonalization
  • Decreased respirations
  • Derealization
  • Increased libido

Hallucinogen-induced Disorder

  • Intoxication
    • Occurs during or shortly after using the drug
    • Symptoms include perceptual alteration,   depersonalization, derealization, tachycardia, and palpitations.
  • Symptoms
    • Belligerence and assaultiveness, and may proceed to seizures or coma

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