CANNABIS PSYCHOSIS, CANNABIS INTOXICATION

n. a transient phenomenon which occurs while smoking or after ingesting cannabis. Clinically, it consists of feelings of enhanced well-being, heightened perception, and a slowing down of time. Although the experience is reversible, it is accompanied by increased pulse rate and dryness in the eyes, mouth, and throat. See substance intoxication.

CANNABIS PSYCHOSIS, CANNABIS INTOXICATION: "Cannabis psychosis means a short-lived experience wherein a person temporarily loses touch with reality and and enters into a realm of distorted perception."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CANNABIS PSYCHOSIS, CANNABIS INTOXICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cannabis-psychosis-cannabis-intoxication/ (accessed June 25, 2019).
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