• Ecstasy Drug Mdma User
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    "Ecstasy " MDMA also, known as ecstasy, has killed at least 15 young people and doctors are extremely concerned with it's long term effect from continued usage. The usage of ecstasy increases every year and is usually taken by teenagers at clubs. But, more importantly the people taking this drug are young and that has to be a concern. Many of the drug users have no idea what there in for. Many don't know that it only takes one pill to ruin a lifetime. Like any drug once it enters the human body...
  • Mdma Users Study Participants Conducted
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    Nadia A S hash Earleywine/ Todd Haskell Can there be a Relationship between Ecstasy and Memory in the Human Body Target Article: Parrott, A. C & Lasky, J. (1998) Ecstasy (MDMA) effects upon mood and cognition: before, during and after a Saturday night dance. Psychopharmacology, 139, 261-268. Additional Article: Parrot, A. C. , Lees, A. , Garnham, N. J. , Jones, M. , & Wesnes, K. (1998). Cognitive performance in recreational users of MDMA of ecstasy: evidence for memory deficits. Journal of Psy...
  • The Serotonin Syndrome Long Term
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    Even the most clueless among us know about "ecstasy" today; thanks to news and the media who have labeled it a "thrill pill" and "love drug," and proclaimed it America's newest "drug problem." Although many therapists are praising it, researchers are also knocking it. All together, they have found that ecstasy, a drug similar to MDMA, has short and long term effects on the brain that vary from person to person. Ecstasy is a street term for a range of drugs that are similar in structure to Methyl...
  • Gateway Drugs Drug Cocaine Lsd
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    Gateway Drugs and Common Drug Abuse The oldest known written record of drug use is a clay tablet from the ancient Sumerian civilization of the Middle East. This tablet, made in the 2000's B. C. , lists about a dozen drug prescriptions. An Egyptian scroll from bout 1550 B. C. names more than 800 prescriptions containing about 700 drugs. The ancient Chinese, Greek and Romans also used many drugs. The Greeks and Romans used opium to relieve pain. The Egyptians used castor oil as a laxative. The Ch...
  • Mdma Drug Ecstasy Effects
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    During the 1960's and the 1970's, it was known as the "love drug." The following decade, many witnessed the popularization of the "happy drug." This drug is chemically known as MDMA, or methylenedioximetamphetamine. To many of the younger generation, it is dubbed as "Ecstasy" or "XTC." MDMA is a powerful stimulant and mood changer that accelerates your body system and modifies your perception of the world. It is not a drug created from nature, but from laboratories and garages. It can produce st...
  • Ecstasy Damages The Brain And Impairs Memory
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    "Ecstasy" Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans In an article that was found at NIDA NOTES on the Internet, titled "Ecstasy " Damages the Brain and Impairs Memory in Humans, discusses the horrible effect that this popular drug has on the human body. In a supported study conducted by NIDA, it had shown the direct evidence the use of MDMA, which is also known as ecstasy has on causing brain damage. Using brain-imaging techniques the study had found that MDMA harms neurons that release ser...
  • Pulsing Through Music Ecstasy Mdma Drug
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    Ecstasy is a very popular designer drug. It is said to give complete euphoria for up to 6 hours. It came around in the 80's and is becoming more popular now. It's real name is MDMA (3, 4-Methylenedioxy-N-Methyl amphetamine). It is a dangerous high and is more popular with young people. In the following paragraphs are some information about the drug. Ecstasy is sold on the streets and is illegal as a schedule 1 drug, along with heroin and cocaine. It has many street names like beans, X, E, rolls...
  • Effects Of Ecstasy Drug Mdma Drugs
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    Ecstasy, or MDMA, has become a major drug problem in the last few years. Although it is widely used, it has been proven to be dangerous. Ecstasy is a designer drug, which means it is synthetically made by street chemists. These people are not usually certified chemists and are in it for the money. This makes taking E even more dangerous. Ecstasy effects are very similar to Amphetamines and speed. Although the chemical structure is not similar to these other drugs, the effect on the body is the ...
  • Term Effects Ecstasy Users Drug
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    Ecstasy is one of the street names for MDMA (the chemical name is N-Methyl-3, 4-). MDMA is an amphetamine like drug with hallucinogenic properties. People taking the drug get a sense of increased energy, euphoria and a curious feeling of empathy. While we know something about the short-term effects of ecstasy use, we do not have a very good understanding of the long-term effects. The short-term effects of the drug are related to the amount taken. If the dose used is relatively high, there is a ...
  • Extacy Mdma Drug Designer
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    Since I don't want to be here I just am writing this up because I need to have a speech done tomorrow on this and I can't find out what is about so I will just sit here and writeExtacy is an illegal synthetic, or designer, drug. Designer drugs mimic an already illegal drug by slightly altering the chemical composition. Extacy is also called MDMA (Extacy), which stands for. The amount of MDMA (Extacy) needed to get 'high' is close to the toxic dose. Extacy is similar to methamphetamine and MDA, w...
  • Life Threatening Interaction Between Protease Inhibitors And The Illicit
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    Life-Threatening Interactions between Hiv-1 Protease Inhibitors and MDMA and -Hydroxybutrate (GHB) Introduction Purpose The goal of this assignment, is to read the health journal and with an unbiased appraisal, decide whether the information is conclusive enough based on solely the information given to possibly change one's health practices. Why Topic Selected In today's college society, with the ever-growing number of sexually active students, HIV is quickly spreading. College students are know...
  • Ecstasy Drug Mdma People
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    Ecstasy and You Ecstasy is Methylene Dioxymethamphetamine, often abbreviated as MDMA. This drug is a member of the same family of drugs that include amphetamine and LSD. I once believed that ecstasy was a mixture of methamphetamine and LSD, but as I researched, I found out that it has its own chemical structure. Ecstasy is not a mixture of other drugs; it is something all its own. Ecstasy alone makes people biased towards ecstasy without even doing the research necessary to judge it. There are ...
  • Previous User Users Mdma Study
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    The drug MDMA (ecstasy) is very well known, however it s long term, and cognitive functioning effects are not. The main purpose of this study was to establish if users and previous users of MDMA exhibit impairments in more basic level cognitive processes such as working memory functioning, information processing speed, anxiety and arousal (Warning, Fisk, Murphy, May 00, 2). In past studies of MDMA, a lot of information regarding its effects has been established yet so much more is still unclear....
  • Ecstasy Effects Of Mdma
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    Methylenedioxymethamhetamine, the compound used in the drug Ecstasy, was developed in Germany in 1914 as an intermediary substance to pave the way to alternative therapeutic medicines. Presently, MDMA is used for a subculture in America and all over the world of "ravers" who spend their weekends taking this unique drug because of its seemingly mind- expanding properties. The truth about this drug is that it fools the body's senses by releasing too much serotonin and possibly permanently damaging...
  • Ecstasy Mdma Drug Drugs
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    The September 2000 article in Time Magazine states that ecstasy is a serious drug in America. The use of ecstasy is referred to as rolling or trolling. Ecstasy or MDMA (methylenedioxmethamphetamine) is not considered a new drug, but is just now beginning to rear its ugly face in today s society. MDMA was first developed back in the early 1900 s in Germany. Psychotherapists claimed it enhanced communications with their patients so they used it. The drug stayed dormant until the early 1970 s when...
  • Mdma Brain Serotonin Drug
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    MDMA and the Affects on the brain OUTLINE Introduction 1. Brief History A. Originally created in 1912 as MDA (methylenedioxyamphetamine) B. In 1970's interest in MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) for the Aid of Psychotherapy. -Key Effects a. empathetic understanding for others b. large, uncontrolled release of emotions C. When used Clinically, intended result was to have an affect on the Psychodynamic equilibrium (helped to bring repressed material into "the walking consciousness") D. Throug...
  • History Of X Mdma
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    The History of X MDMA, also known as Ecstasy, beans, rolls, or just plain X. This drug has a long history, which began almost 90 years ago. In 1912 Merck, a German pharmaceutical company, first synthesized MDMA (Erowid). MDMA was then patented in 1913 or maybe 1914 (patent #274. 350) by the same German company supposedly to be sold as a diet pill (The Invention). The patent has no mention of any intended uses of the drug. There are other urban legends associated with Ecstasy, such as in 1953 th...
  • Mdma Drug Research Diet
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    The popular rave drug, MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) or ecstasy, has had a fascinating history dating from the 1910 s to the present. This designer drug was originally used as a diet pill and later in psychotherapy. The recent use of MDMA recreation ally has increased interest and research on the drug and its effects on humans. MDMA has been used for beneficial purposes in the past, and can also be in the present. This paper is an attempt to illustrate the history, uses, effects, res...
  • Depends On The Individual Drug Effects Mdma
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    Did you know that nearly 5 percent of 10 th and 12 th graders and about 2 percent of 8 th graders have reported to have used MDMA in the past year Isn t that scary to hear A study given to students at Stanford University showed that 40% of the students have used MDMA. These facts are astonishing. Many people don t realize what high levels this popular drug is being used in. MDMA is also known as Ecstasy, E, X, XTC, and many other street terms as well. MDMA is a semi-synthetic chemical compound. ...
  • Club Drugs Drug Ecstasy Mdma
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    "I didn't care about anyone or anything. I just cared about doing my own thing, selling and partying. I'd take out anyone who got in my way. Ecstasy is a roller coaster. It brings you up so high that you feel like you " re on top of the world. When you come down you feel like a complete outsider, like you don't belong anywhere," said Daniel Oe rum, 17, former ecstasy abuser in treatment. Yet the popularity of club drugs, such as ecstasy, has increased exponentially in recent years causing major...