BAD TRIP

refers to an acute psychotic episode that is caused by ingestion of hallucinogens. The episode may be marked by flashbacks at a later date. See also hallucinogen intoxication- hallucinogen-induced mood disorder.

BAD TRIP: "A person describing a bad trip has likely had unpleasant side effects following the use of hallucinogenic drugs."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BAD TRIP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bad-trip/ (accessed April 5, 2020).
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