toxic psychosis


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toxic psychosis

[′täk·sik sī′kō·səs]
(medicine)
A brain disorder due to a toxic agent such as lead or alcohol.
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Toxic psychosis due to chloroquine--not uncommon in children.
Symptoms vary widely from insomnia (Reis 1991) to catatonia (Akhtar & Mukherjee 1993) to toxic psychosis (Sapp 1964; Rab 1963) and suicide (Good & Shader 1977; Wilkey 1973).