Psychotherapy High Wycombe
Dysfunctional changes in physiological functioning, psychological functioning, mood state, cognitive process, or all of these, as a consequence of consumption of [cannabis]; usually disruptive, and often stemming from central nervous system impairment.*
A. Recent use of cannabis.
B. Clinically significant maladaptive behavioral or psychological changes (e.g. impaired motor coordination, euphoria, anxiety, sensation of slowed time, impaired judgment, social withdrawal) that developed during, or shortly after, cannabis use.
C. Two (or more) of the following signs, developing within 2 hours of cannabis use:
(1) conjunctival injection
(2) increased appetite
(3) dry mouth
D. The symptoms are not due to a general medical condition and are not better accounted for by another mental disorder.
With Perceptual Disturbances
Based on the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition APA
Also: high, intoxicated, tight, stoned
|Reference||Kelly, S. F., Fisher, S., Kelly, R. J. (1978). Effects of cannabis intoxication on primary suggestibility. Psychopharmacology, 56, 217-219.|
|Topic||TICS AND TOURETTE SYNDROME|
|Reference||Muhler-Vahl, K.R., Kolbe, H., Schneider, U., and Emrich, H.M. Cannabis in Movement Disorders. Forsch Komplementarmed, 6(suppl 3), 1999: 23-27.|
The online Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders lists most of the major psychological disorders and illnesses and lists the criteria that must be fulfilled in order for a diagnosis to be made. This resource is not a substitute for proper professional psychiatric diagnosis.
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