SubstanceMedication-Induced Psychotic Disorder

Substance/Medication-Induced Psychotic Disorder

Substance/medication-induced psychotic disorder is also known as alcohol-induced psychosis, drug-induced psychosis and toxic psychosis. The condition occurs when an individual experiences hallucinations or delusions within a month of using or withdrawing from prescribed drugs, illegal drugs or alcohol. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5), it is estimated that 7 to 25% of patients treated…

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