ERETHISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A high degree of sensitivity to any sensory stimulation to some are all parts of the body. See mad hatter's disease. ERETHISM: "Erethism is a symptom of mercury poisoning." Related Psychology Terms ANAPHYLAXIS BODY ESTEEM PERSONAL-GROWTH LABORATORY PERCEPTUAL MAINTENANCE EXTEROCEPTOR SENSORY DEPRIVATION SENSORY HOMUNCULUS FLUCTUATING ASYMMETRY SKIN-SENSORY SPOT VIERORDT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ERETHISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/erethism/ (accessed January 22, 2021).