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108 Possible Causes for Sensory Distortion

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

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  • Overdose

    While some drugs like LSD clearly fall into this category, many other drugs such as cannabis, alcohol can also cause some sensory-distortion yet are often not classed as true[] H: Hallucinogen: A confusing term for drugs that cause distortion of perception, not necessarily true hallucinations.[]

  • Cannabis Abuse

    Cannabis abuse is the misuse of the drug cannabis, which is derived from the Cannabis sativa Linnaeus plant. It is sought out for its effects of relieving anxiety and producing euphoria. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5), cannabis abuse is part of cannabis use[…][]

  • Hallucinogen Delusional Disorder

    Hallucinations are false or distorted sensory experiences that appear to be veridical perceptions.[] After accidental exposure to a small amount of the drug through his fingertips, Hoffman experienced an intense and fantasy-like distortion of his sensory perceptions – which[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Abstract Up to now, clinical predictors for the course of the alcohol withdrawal syndrome, especially for the occurrence of a delirium, are lacking. Thus, this study was undertaken to examine whether clinical routine investigations at admission before the withdrawal syndrome can reveal factors indicating a higher risk[…][]

  • Glioblastoma Multiforme

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  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Abstract Cardiac glycoside toxicity is frequently associated with hyperkalemia and dysrhythmias in patients with renal insufficiency. Two common therapeutic options for these complications (calcium and transvenous cardiac pacing) are considered contraindicated in the setting of cardiac glycoside toxicity. We present[…][]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    CONTEXT: Accidental ingestion of foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) can cause significant cardiac toxicity. We report a patient who ingested foxglove mistaking it for comfrey and developed refractory ventricular arrhythmias. The patient died despite treatment with digoxin-specific antibody fragments (DSFab) and[…][]

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Poisoning

    A small minority of users, however, may experience hallucinogen persisting perception disorder, which manifests itself in audiovisual and sensory distortions like flashing[] Sensory effects include perceptual distortions that vary with dose, setting, and mood. Psychic effects include distortions of thought associated with time and space.[] […] and sensory hallucinations and illusions.[]

  • Hallucinogen Affective Disorder

    Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a hallucinogenic drug which when taken produces powerful sensory distortions, intensifies mood and alters thought processes.[] Some people experience sensory distortion, such as seeing sound or hearing colors. An acid trip can last up to 12 hours, but usually lasts 6 to 12 hours.[] Sangoiri/ Hallucinogens are a class of psychoactive drugs that produce temporary mental changes that include distorted sensory perception and dreamlike states[]

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