The Problem of Psilocybin Mushroom Abuse

@article{Peden1982ThePO,
  title={The Problem of Psilocybin Mushroom Abuse},
  author={N. Peden and S. D. Pringle and J. Crooks},
  journal={Human & Experimental Toxicology},
  year={1982},
  volume={1},
  pages={417 - 424}
}
  • N. Peden, S. D. Pringle, J. Crooks
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • Human & Experimental Toxicology
  • 1 We have reviewed the clinical features and management of 44 consecutive patients presenting to hospital over a 5 week period during an outbreak of ingestion of psilocybin containing mushrooms. 2 Patients presented to hospital usually because of dysphoric effects an average of 3.8 h after ingesting the mushrooms. 3 Mydriasis was present in 40 patients but fewer than half showed other sympathomimetic features - tachycardia, hypertension or hyperreflexia. 4 Twenty-three patients experienced… CONTINUE READING
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