Phencyclidine Use Disorder
Individuals with Phencyclidine Use Disorder often have other substance use disorders.
Commonly occurs with Antisocial Personality Disorder.
Substances include phencyclidine (PCP or angel dust) and less potent but similarly acting compounds such as cyclohexamine, dizocilpine and ketamine.
How does Phencyclidine affect the brain and body?
Phencyclidine has both stimulant and depressant qualities.
Phencyclidine intoxication can cause delirium, coma, psychotic symptoms, or a catatonic state.These drugs produce dissociative feelings from mind and body in low doses, and at high doses, stupor and coma can occur.