psychotomimetic


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psychotomimetic

[sī¦käd·ō·mi′med·ik]
(psychology)
Mimicking a psychotic disorder.
Pertaining to any drug or compound, such as lysergic acid diethylamide or mescaline, which can induce a psychotic-like state.
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The psychotomimetic effects of short-term sensory deprivation.
Hallucinations or bad dreams (known as the psychotomimetic adverse effects) as well as dizziness, blurred vision and nausea and vomiting can limit its clinical use (Bell et al.
Blunted psychotomimetic and amnestic effects of [Delta]9-tetrahydrocannabinol in frequent users of cannabis.
Related to mint, salvia has hallucinogenic and psychotomimetic properties.
This depends upon factors such as availability, cost, peer preferences and features of the drug such as speed of onset, ability to use via different routes, psychotomimetic properties and potential to produce withdrawal syndromes (150,151).
The place of Ethnobotany in the Ethopharmacologic Search for Psychotomimetic Drugsa.
The influence of the [delta]-opioid receptors is not as well known, but they may have psychotomimetic and dysphoric effects.
The hallucinogenic experience, whether it was psychotomimetic or psychedelic, almost always impressed the volunteers by the striking changes in perception.
Ketamine can cause psychotomimetic effects, including hypotension, excessive sedation, nausea, vomiting, apnea, and excessive salivation.
Kennedy also mentioned numerous studies documenting the "ugly" side of ketamine--specifically, its psychotomimetic effects, which include schizophrenia-like symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, illogical thinking, poverty of speech and thought, agitation, dissociation, memory lapses, withdrawal, disturbances of emotion and affect, and decreased motivation.
Ecstasy: De opkomst van een bewustzijnsveranderend middel (Ecstasy: The rise of a psychotomimetic drug).