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Visual Disturbances Experienced by Hallucinogenic Drug Abusers While Driving
GEORGE E. WOODY
Am J Psychiatry 1970;127:683-686.
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Southwest Counseling Center of the West Philadelphia Community Mental Health Consortium, 6215 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19142, instructor in psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

1971, American Psychiatric Association

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The author presents three case reports of young men with histories of hallucinogen usage who experienced visual disturbances while driving. None was "high" at the time of the experience. It is likely that the disturbances were due to recurrences of the acute effects of one or more hallucinogens. The author believes that use of these drugs may be introducing a new driving hazard.

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