Pchycoactive Substance Use Disprder
All of the following are withdrawal symptoms of alcohol except: (AIIMS Nov 2009)
a. Clouding of consciousness with disorientation.
b. Poor attention span and distractibility.
c. Visual (and also auditory) hallucinations and illusions, which are often vivid and frightening. Tactile hallucinations of insects crawling over body may occur.
d. Marked autonomic disturbance with tachycardia, fever sweating hypertension and pupillary dilatation.
e. Psychomotor agitation and ataxia.
f. Insomnia, with a reversal of sleep –wake pattern
g. Dehydration with electrolyte imbalance.