SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC INTOXICATION

Reversible disorder particular to the recent intake of sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic drugs. It may include clinically important behavioral or mental alterations (improper sexual behavior, aggression, impaired judgment, etc.) in addition to one or more indicators of physiological involvement (slurred speech patterns, stupor, lack of coordination, etc.).

SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC INTOXICATION: "Sedative, hypnotic, or anxiolytic intoxication is a reversible disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEDATIVE, HYPNOTIC, OR ANXIOLYTIC INTOXICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sedative-hypnotic-or-anxiolytic-intoxication/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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