OCULOGYRIC CRISIS By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 extended focus of the eyeballs in a sole position for minutes to hours. It might stem from encephalitis or be generated by specific antipsychotic drugs. OCULOGYRIC CRISIS: "Oculogyric crisis can be quite distressing for those who experience it." Related Psychology Terms PHENOTHIAZINES AMBLYOSCOPE ANTICHOLINERGIC DRUGS ENCEPHALITIS ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC WITHDRAWAL DELIRIUM MESORIDAINE MOLINDONE POLYDIPSIA ANTICHOLINERGIC SYNDROME Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "OCULOGYRIC CRISIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/oculogyric-crisis/ (accessed May 26, 2018).