delirium

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Synonyms for delirium

Synonyms for delirium

a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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NNA - 18/5/2012 - MP Farid Habib Friday depicted Arab Democratic Party head Refaat Eid's statements calling for a Syrian Army comeback to Lebanon as deliriant, through which the leader [Refaat Eid] sought to put his standpoints into words.
hallucinogenic and deliriant compounds for interrogation.
Rather than ask how individuals classified as excited deliriants conceive of themselves in relation to the classification, I ask how deaths are attributed to excited delirium and according to what forms of evidence; how diagnoses of excited delirium are inscribed in legal texts such as death certificates; how connections between the investigatory practices of medical and legal professionals are forged in shared zones of contact; and finally, how law enforcement professionals are trained to identify subjects who they believe may be suffering from excited delirium.
(99.) Hallucinogens include psychedelics, dissociatives, and deliriants. Id.
However, hallucination-inducing plants of the Solanaceae family (e.g., mandrake, jimson weed, angel's trumpet, henbane) are not considered to be psychedelics but rather deliriants due to their sleepwalking-like and toxic effects.