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Descriptor in English: Hallucinogens
Descriptor in Spanish: Alucinógenos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Alucinógenos
Descriptor in French: Hallucinogènes
Entry term(s): Agents, Hallucinogenic
Agents, Psychedelic
Agents, Psychotomimetic
Drugs, Hallucinogenic
Hallucinogenic Agents
Hallucinogenic Drugs
Hallucinogenic Substances
Psychedelic Agents
Psychedelics
Psychotomimetic Agents
Substances, Hallucinogenic
Tree number(s): D27.505.696.388
D27.505.954.427.700.372
Scope note: Drugs capable of inducing illusions, hallucinations, delusions, paranoid ideations, and other alterations of mood and thinking. Despite the name, the feature that distinguishes these agents from other classes of drugs is their capacity to induce states of altered perception, thought, and feeling that are not experienced otherwise.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Hallucinations MeSH
DeCS UI: 6366
Descriptor UI: D006213
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/25
Hallucinogens - Preferred
Concept UI M0009763
Scope note Drugs capable of inducing illusions, hallucinations, delusions, paranoid ideations, and other alterations of mood and thinking. Despite the name, the feature that distinguishes these agents from other classes of drugs is their capacity to induce states of altered perception, thought, and feeling that are not experienced otherwise.
Preferred term Hallucinogens
Entry term(s) Agents, Hallucinogenic
Agents, Psychedelic
Agents, Psychotomimetic
Drugs, Hallucinogenic
Hallucinogenic Agents
Hallucinogenic Drugs
Hallucinogenic Substances
Psychedelic Agents
Psychedelics
Psychotomimetic Agents
Substances, Hallucinogenic



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