psychedelic drug
   see psychedelic.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Psychedelic drug — Psychedelic drugs are psychoactive drugs whose primary action is to alter the thought processes of the brain and perception of the mind. The term is derived from the Greek words ψυχή ( psyche , mind ) and δηλείν ( delein , to manifest ),… …   Wikipedia

  • psychedelic drug — also called  psychotomimetic drug  or  hallucinogen         any of the so called mind expanding drugs that are able to induce states of altered perception and thought, frequently with heightened awareness of sensory input but with diminished… …   Universalium

  • psychedelic drug — noun a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences • Syn: ↑hallucinogen, ↑hallucinogenic drug, ↑psychodelic drug • Derivationally related forms: ↑hallucinogenic (for: ↑hallucinogen) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psychedelic therapy — refers to therapeutic practices involving the use of psychedelic drugs, particularly serotonergic psychedelics such as LSD, psilocin and DMT. As an alternative to synonyms such as hallucinogen , entheogen , psychotomimetic and other functionally… …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelic art — is art inspired by the psychedelic experience induced by drugs such as gymnastics take place in the world the art is LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin. The word psychedelic (coined by British psychologist Humphrey Osmond) means mind manifesting . By …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelic trance — Stylistic origins Goa trance Trance Space rock Industrial Acid house Cultural origins Mid 1990s, India (Goa), Israel, South Africa, UK Typical instruments …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelic literature — encompasses few different topics:* The science of psychedelic drugs **Phenethylamines I Have Known And Loved: A Chemical Love Story (PiHKAL) by Alexander Shulgin and wife Ann Shulgin **Tryptamines I Have Known And Loved: The Continuation (TiHKAL) …   Wikipedia

  • psychedelic — ☆ psychedelic [sī΄kə del′ik ] adj. [< PSYCHE + Gr dēloun, to make manifest] 1. of or causing extreme changes in the conscious mind, as hallucinations, delusions, intensification of awareness and sensory perception, etc. 2. of or associated… …   English World dictionary

  • drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …   Universalium

  • psychedelic rock — ▪ music Introduction       style of rock music popular in the late 1960s that was largely inspired by hallucinogens, or so called “mind expanding” drugs (psychedelic drug) such as marijuana and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide; “acid”), and that… …   Universalium

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