For more information, see Organic Delusional Syndrome

Diagnostic Criteria

A. Recent use of amphetamine or similarly acting sympathomimetic during a period of long-term use of moderate or high doses.

B. A rapidly developing syndrome consisting of persecutory delusions as the predominant clinical feature and at least three of the following:

  1. ideas of reference
  2. aggressiveness and hostility
  3. anxiety
  4. psychomotor agitation

C. Not due to any other physical or mental disorder.


See Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder

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