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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 Lsd
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    LSD stands for Iysergic acid. LSD is a hallucinate know to be the most powerful drug of this kind. LSD is commonly known as acid. This drug changes a person's mental state by distorting the perception of reality to the point where at high doses hallucination occurs. Acid is derived from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. It is semi-synthetic. It's manufactured chemically in illicit laboratories, except for a small percent, which is produced legally for research. A very minute does can ...
  • Drug Use In Teens
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    Introduction In today's society, teens are a common target of anti-drug campaigns and government advertisements. The goal of these campaigns is to make teens and young adults aware of the dangers associated with drug use. While these campaigns are generally effective, teens are still greatly tempted by the dangerous, exciting, and fast-paced world of club drugs. Despite the information they are constantly receiving from their teachers, parents, and government media, some teenagers will still ada...
  • Schreiber 5 Physical Effects Of Cocaine Use
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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 Chines...
  • 4 Levels Of Experience An Lsd User
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    LSD The use of drugs among Americans is rapidly rising. They can be bought and sold almost anywhere, from the streets to hallways of schools. A drug on the rapid rise from the 70's is LSD. Some people attribute this to the fact its extremely inexpensive, $2-4 a hit, the wrong belief by users that it is a safer drug than marijuana because it isn't physically addicting. However, LSD is a hallucinogenic drug that is very dangerous, despite popular belief. LSD stands for Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide....
  • Determinants Of Adolescent Drug Use
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    As adolescent mature, they encounter variety of problems that are foreign to them. Whether these dilemmas can be resolved depend greatly on individuals' mental state, such as the ability to think and reason. A major concern in adolescent psychology is ways adolescent response to drug use. In past and present society, drugs are known to be a common way of dealing with such problems. While drugs are mostly used to cope with everyday situations, a major part of adolescents' initiation to drugs is b...
  • Drug Use
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    For several decades, drugs and alcohol have been a major problem in our society. Not only has the drug problem increased but drug related problems are on the rise. There is no crime that kills more teenagers in the world then alcohol does. These substances affect the body in many ways, including the exchange of information within the brain, is slowed. Using drugs increases the risk of injury. Car crashes, falls, burns, drowning, and suicide are all linked to drug use. The usage of drugs ruins th...
  • Very Dangerous Drug
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    Alana Holly Health 12234 Period 2 Drug Research Paper Methaqualone, is also referred to as Disco Biscuits, Down And Dirties, Jekyll-and-Hyde, Joe Fridays, Lemmon 714, Lemons, Lennon's, Lovers, Lures, Mandies, Mandrake, Q, Qua, Quack, Quad, Quaalude's, So aper, Supper, Vitamin Q, The Love Drug, Wall bangers, Whore Pills, and Sopor. This list of street names for the drug goes on and on. Methaqualones were first introduced in India in 1955. This drug was then sent to Europe and Japan as a safe barb...
  • Drugs Issue As A Legal Problem
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    The drugs issue is a major problem in Australia. A simple solution cannot be found to solve this great problem because there are so many decisions, thoughts and sacrifices that need to be made. All sides of the issue must be considered when making such a large decision. To find a solution, several tests, meetings, interviews and research need to be made, to name a few. Extreme care is needed when challenging such major issues, all aspects of the problem need to be considered. Zajdow describes dr...
  • Most Expensive Cost Of The Drug Prohibition
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    The Federal Government, while trying to protect us from our human nature, developed harsh anti-drug policies with the hope of eradicating drugs. Atthe time, these policies seemed simple enough: we will impose penalties on those who use substances illegally, we will intercept drugs coming from other countries while ending all drug cultivation in the States, and we will even try to prevent foreign governments from growing these substances. The idea of the Drug Prohibition surely made sense: lower ...
  • Drug User
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    Drug Abuse Drug Abuse is generally defined as the use of a drug with such frequency that the user has physical or mental harm or it impairs social abilities. The substances that are discussed in this report are called psychoactive drugs; those drugs that influence or alter the workings of the mind, affect moods, emotions, feelings, and thinking processes. Drug Dependence / Addiction There are three basic characteristics that indicate that the user is dependent on a drug. First, the user continue...
  • Current And Non Users Arousal Levels
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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....
  • Parents Use Drugs
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    Many people have distorted views in this day and age. One of which, I believe, is the way people look at drugs, as well as, drug users. Being that it is now the year 2000, drugs have been around quite a long time. We should all know whats going on, and I think most do. However, I think most are too ignorant to admit the obvious. Like, why teenagers use drugs. Most try to come up with excuses such as, theyre depressed or peer pressure. This is wrong, a distorted view. Teenagers get bored very eas...
  • Illegal Drug Abuse
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    Drug Abuse In the U.S.A. In the United States of America, we, the people value several things, some of which are freedom, spending time with and taking care of our families and working towards our financial security. We also discourage some behavior, such as crime, laziness and use of illegal drugs. Drug abuse is one of the most discouraged behaviors in our country. Use of illegal drugs is harmful to the user and all those with whom the user comes in contact. There are over 40 million illegal dr...
  • Long Term Use Of Amphetamines And Pcp
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    There are many mind and mood altering effects of amphetamines and phencyclidine (PCP). Amphetamines, which are powerful stimulant drugs, are known primarily for acting on the brain and spinal cord. PCP, which is a general anesthetic, has potent psychological and behavioral effects. Both drugs have their own unique effects, as well as a set of shared ones. Amphetamines are generally taken to speed up the functions of the nervous system. When initially taken, amphetamines produce a feeling of well...
  • L.S.D. Users Experience Flashbacks
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    L.S.D. In the 1938, Dr. Albert Hofmann working in the Swiss Pharmaceutical Company called Sandoz, produced L.S.D. (lysergic acid diethylamide) for the first time. He was hoping that this new drug could be used to stimulate circulation and respiration. However, the tests he conducted were all failures and he forgot about L.S.D. for five years. In April of 1943, Hofmann accidentally ingested or somehow absorbed a bit of L.S.D. and experienced some of the psychedelic effects of this chemical; dizzi...
  • Rehab Unit For Two Months
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    I am a heavy drug user. The drug I use is PCP (Phencyclidine). The type of drug is a Hallucinogen. I got the drug from Nile a. k. a. Robert Black. Nile is a man who sells drugs to support his family. He is only 23 years of age. I met Nile 4 months ago at the corner liquor store. PCP is a synthetic drug (chemically unrelated to LSD or mescaline); PCP is a white crystalline powder, readily soluble in water or alcohol. On the street PCP is usually called "angel dust" or "angel hair". Nile sometimes...
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Drug Lsd Trip
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    Lysergic Acid Diethylamide is said to be the most powerful man-made drug. Street names include LSD, acid, or blotter. It is a fickle drug: one never knows if they will experience a "good trip", or "bad trip". With numerous physical repercussions, and a fine of $1,000 or 6 months imprisonment for a first offense, possession isn't worth the risk. Unfortunately, most do not know much about this potent hallucinogen. Education is the path to eradicating usage. Many people don't take LSD seriously, be...

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