CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The toxic death resulting from breathing in carbon monoxide overa period of time. A light exposure can cause headaches, confusion and delirium. Also called carbon monoxide intoxication. CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING: "Carbon monoxide poisoning occurs when there is a lack of oxygen in the tissues." Related Psychology Terms CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING AIR-PRESSURE EFFECTS CARBON DIOXIDE ASPHYXIA ACTIVE EUTHANASIA ALCOHOLIC BRAIN SYNDROME ALCOHOLIC PSYCHOSIS SUBSTANCE INTOXICATION LUCID INTERVAL BEHAVIORAL TOXICITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carbon-monoxide-poisoning-2/ (accessed April 4, 2020).