ACUTE ALCOHOLIC HALLUCINOSIS

the accelerated or unexpected start of hallucinations caused by alcohol abuse, typically for the duration of a sizeable alcohol consumption event or for the duration of withdrawal.

ACUTE ALCOHOLIC HALLUCINOSIS: "The young man was so inebriated when arrested that night that he was experiencing acute alcoholic halluninosis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACUTE ALCOHOLIC HALLUCINOSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acute-alcoholic-hallucinosis/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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