Definition of Hallucinogens

1. Noun. (plural of hallucinogen) ¹



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Definition of Hallucinogens

1. hallucinogen [n] - See also: hallucinogen

Medical Definition of Hallucinogens

1. Drugs capable of inducing illusions, hallucinations, delusions, paranoid ideations, and other alterations of mood and thinking. Despite the name, the feature that distinguishes these agents from other classes of drugs is their capacity to induce states of altered perception, thought, and feeling that are not experienced otherwise. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallucinogens

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Literary usage of Hallucinogens

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1. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"... of the NHSDA-surveyed population in 1996 reported ever having used hallucinogens, and roughly 1 in every 18 (5.6%) reported lifetime use of inhalants. ..."

2. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"... Q UJ re O FIGURE 18g hallucinogens: Trends in Lifetime Prevalence for Earlier Grade Levels 40 r- 5 30 UJ o tr o to 0 20 UJ CO ID OI UJ OK UJ Q- Based on ..."

3. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Population Estimates, 1992 by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... POPULATION ESTIMATES (IN THOUSANDS) *Low precision; no estimates reported Note: hallucinogens include LSD and PCP, as well as other hallucinogens. ..."

4. National Household Survey on Drug Abuse: Main Findings, (1993) by Wai Choy, Dean R. Gerstein, Rashna Ghadialy, Felicia Gray (1998)
"Even so, use of inhalants and hallucinogens could pose a significant public health problem. Heroin use, despite its relatively low prevalence in ..."

5. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"hallucinogens Most hallucinogenic drugs exert stimulant effects in addition ... Thus, high doses of hallucinogens can prompt symptoms of anxiety and panic ..."

6. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"For centuries, many of the naturally occurring hallucinogens found in plants and ... In more recent years, a number of synthetic hallucinogens have been ..."

7. Drugs of Abuse (1996)edited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"For centuries, many of the naturally occurring hallucinogens found in plants and ... In more recent years, a number of synthetic hallucinogens have been ..."

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