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If the symptoms are severe, the term "substance intoxication delirium" may be used. Slang terms include: getting high (generic) or being stoned or blazed (usually in reference to cannabis), with many more specific slang terms for each particular type of intoxicant. Alcohol intoxication is even graded in intensity from buzzed, to tipsy, all the way up to hammered, smashed, fucked up, wasted, destroyed, shitfaced and a number of other terms.
Examples (and ICD-10 code) include:
The term contact high is sometimes used to describe intoxication without direct administration, either by second-hand smoke (as with cannabis), or by placebo in the presence of others who are intoxicated.
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