Hallucinogen abuse

Mustafa Warsi, William Marcil, Fred Petty

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An hallucinogenic drug is defined in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) as, "any agent which has alterations in perception, cognition and mood as its primary psychobiological actions in the presence of a clear sensorium".

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Warsi, M., Marcil, W., & Petty, F. (2007). Hallucinogen abuse. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-7). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60669-5