Cocaine poisoning (overdose) COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)

Cocaine poisoning (overdose) COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)- QR

MENTAL ILLNESS : - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention



What to do in case of overdose with cocaine, how to detect cocaine poisoning?

First - dont panyc

Etiology and pathogenesis Cocaine poisoning (overdose) COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)

Etiology - chronic poisoning by cocaine. In some cases, there is psychopathy, instability of the psyche.

Symptoms and course Cocaine poisoning (overdose) COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)

Symptoms. Acute poisoning is known as a cocaine intoxication, accompanied by:

  • dilated pupils,
  • tachycardia,
  • a fall in blood pressure,
  • euphoria,
  • nonsense,
  • hallucinations (mostly visual),
  • motor excitation;
  • intelligence suffered less, sharper all expressed the disorder of perception.

The excitement can reach such degrees that leads to the paralysis of heart and respiration. In chronic poisoning there is often loss of memory, attention, will power, sudden fatigue, as well as the decline of power. On the grounds of chronic poisoning can develop a picture of cocaine delirium, characterized by hallucinations, delusions of persecution, delusions of jealousy, with a clear consciousness; especially characterized by hallucinations of touch.


Recognition Cocaine poisoning (overdose) COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)

Cocainism quickly leads to SOMATO-mental degradation. The pupils are mostly dilated.

Prevention and treatment of COCAINISM (COCAINISMUS)

Prevention and treatment, as in morphinism (see). Sometimes it suffices to use conventional hypnotic and suggestive psychotherapy. To take cocaine should immediately.