The inadvertent or deliberate consumption of a dose of a psychoactive substance much larger than that either habitually used by the individual or ordinarily used for treatment of an illness, and likely to result in a serious toxic reaction or death.
Excerpts with permission from Graham, Allan W. & Schultz, Terry K. (Editors) (American Society of Addiction Medicine):
Principles of Addiction Medicine, 2nd Edition
CNS Drug: #CNSDOD
Notable Person: #BHCPOD
4/3-5: National Council#natcon17