Serotonergic Psychedelics & Hallucinogens - Streaming Video (w/Home-study exam)- 4 hours
Lists the psychedelic and hallucinogenic drugs commonly encountered in current clinical settings. Discusses the effects of psychedelic drugs and hallucinogens on perception and judgment. Describes the clinical hallmarks of hallucinogen use such as pupillary changes, sweating, palpitations, and ataxia. Lists the short and long term effects of hallucinogenic drugs, including flashbacks and persisting perception disorder. Describes the major clinical findings in patients using Psilocybin, Mescaline, and DMT. Discusses the clinical importance of recognizing psychedelic drug use in patients seen by professionals in mental health, pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, occupational, and physical therapy.