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  • Ecstasy Causes Many Psychological Difficulties Including Confusion
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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,...
  • Effects Of Ecstasy
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    Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, E, and XTC, is a drug that has two effects. The effects of ecstasy are hallucinogens and stimulants. Ecstasy gives you lots of energy and it also makes you feel no need to eat or sleep. Ecstasy takes about twenty minutes to an hour depending on the person. The effect of amphetamines makes the user feel more energetic, and also makes the user feel like not wanting to eat or sleep, once the effects start to wear off, the user feels happier and at peace. Ecstasy can mak...
  • Rising Use Of Addictive Drugs
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    In recent years, the rising use of addictive drugs has become one of the biggest social problems menacing certain countries. The illicit use of a variety of drugs appears to be increasing. Generally, a drug can be a substance, other than those required for the maintenance of normal health, which by its chemical nature alters the structure or function of a living organism. In this essay, drugs are more appropriate defined as psychoactive drugs such as ecstasy and cannabis, which lead to the influ...
  • Most Recent Epidemic Of Recreational Drug Use
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    Social Problems of Ecstasy and Raves Throughout American history drugs have posed a problem to society and lawmakers. Many attempts have transpired to try to prevent future problems associated with drugs. Many of the drugs threatening America were originally designed toward the improvement of human health. The most recent epidemic of recreational drug use is ecstasy. Ecstasy popularity is particularly in the possession of the nations youth. The institute of use is at all-night clubs and bars wit...
  • Contributor To The Increase Of Mdma Users
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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...
  • Issue Of Young People And Drug Use
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    How Successful has British Drug's Policy been in the Battle against Drugs. Chapter One Introduction: The Drugs phenomenon The desire to experience some altered state of consciousness seems to be an intrinsic part of the human condition... we are surrounded by drugs... the cups of coffee and tea, the glasses of beer, wine and whiskey, the snorts of cocaine, the joints, the tablets of acid, the fixes of heroin, and the ubiquitous tranquillisers and sleeping pills... drug taking still remains one o...
  • Drug And Other Solutions
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    Ecstasy Abuse For many people the drug of choice would be marijuana, but in recent years that trend has been changing. The drug of choice for today's young adults is MDMA or ecstasy. Unlike marijuana which has long term affects, ecstasy can kill a person with one hit. It is a very dangerous drug, and is spreading like wildfire in the United States. Most teenagers take the drug without knowing the side affects such as depression and brain damage (the antidrug. com). With more people trying the dr...
  • Major Mental Effects Of Ecstasy
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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 s...
  • Drug Ecstasy In A Primarily Positive Way
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    The Banning of 'E for Ecstasy' by Nicholas Saunders The book entitled E for Ecstasy, by Nicholas Saunders, is a book of history, information, and stories about the illegal drug ecstasy. The author presents a vast amount of information about many aspects of the drug such as the history of the invention of the drug, information about how the drug effects people in different ways, positive reasons to use the drug, side effects and negative reasons to use the drug, and an overview of how the drug ha...
  • Rave Culture And Recreational Drug
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    Rave as a Post- Modern Phenomena is continuing to increase is size. Every year more teenagers discover the potential of this way to have fun. They suddenly feel part of something, which they enjoy. However, the rave phenomena primarily depended of taking the drugs. Unfortunately, like any other culture, or cult hippies is self-stupefying. This means that the ignorance of the Ravers maintains as the existence of Raves. Those who become part of such drug taking culture, the problem often intensifi...
  • Side Effects Are Produced By Ecstasy
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    Club Drugs: Ecstasy In developing prevention efforts that target young people, prevention managers must design strategies to counter the increasing use and widespread availability of the club drug Ecstasy. Known as "the party drug", Ecstasy is both a stimulant and a hallucinogen, and its effects are potentially life-threatening. Because it is inexpensive and easily accessible, Ecstasy is gaining in popularity. As reported in the Monitoring the Future Study (National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA...
  • Use Of Club Drugs
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    Club Drugs An increasing problem in today's society is the use of club drugs, these drugs include Ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, and Ketamine just to name a few. Most of these drugs can be found at Raves or over night parties. The reasons people are brought into using these drugs may include, the relatively low cost, increased stamina, and the intoxicating highs that seem to deepen the trance experience. Medical Science has examined evidence and leads them to believe ecstasy changes critical parts of t...
  • Drug Ecstasy
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    Ecstasy Chemically, ecstasy is known as methylene-dioxymethamphetamine or MDMA. It falls between two major categories of drugs, hallucinogens and amphetamines. Ecstasy usually comes in the form of a small tablet. In 1914, MDMA was first used as a prescription drug to reduce appetite. However it wasnt until 1981 when American youths first started using it as a recreational drug. It was completely legal in the US until 1985 when it was added to the banned list. It was about the same time that the ...
  • Ecstasy The Drug
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    Today in the year 2000 there are many definitions of the word ecstasy. Deriving from the middle english word, , it has gone from being a state of overwhelming emotion to one of the most popular drugs in the 'club world " today. When I ask my parents what they think when they hear the word ecstasy they say,' You, your sister, and brother in Disney World. ' Well times have definitely changed. I asked about fifteen people in my dorm what they think when they hear the word and all of them said the s...
  • Control Of The Drugs Effects
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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 s...
  • Drug Ecstasy
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    1 September 2000 The Lure of Ecstasy According to the Time Magazine article ecstasy is a serious drug in America. Karen a high school student from Texas experiments with the drug before school. In Grand Rapids, Michigan takes the drug so her and husband can talk about there problems. So what is this drug ecstasy and where did it come from Well according to Time it is actually MDMA. The patient was issued in 1914 to the E. Merch Company. The chemists though they could develop the drug into a ther...
  • Mdma Different From Other 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 To Other Therapists
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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 the ...
  • Drug Ecstasy
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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 ...
  • Ecstasy Pills In The U.S.
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    Drugs are a ridiculous way to handle all kinds of things. A recent Teen Magazine survey noted that: 86% of respondents had tried drugs before, 77% of whom are under 16.63% have tried marijuana, 16% have taken a trip, and 32% have no worries about drugs. That is pretty heavy. The top 3 reasons for taking drugs were: Enjoyment, Dealing with pressure, and Peer Pressure. Do you want to end up in hospital, severely injured or DEAD? Anna Wood was a happy 15-year-old girl who was popular, on top of the...

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