Phencyclidine (PCP)-Related Psychiatric Disorders Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 14, 2018
  • Author: Jeffrey S Forrest, MD; Chief Editor: Ana Hategan, MD, FRCPC  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

It is not uncommon today for people to abuse multiple different substances, which can alter the classical presentation of intoxication and/or withdrawal dramatically. Urine drug screens, while quite useful, may not capture metabolites from all of the substances ingested.

Differential Diagnoses