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  • Dr Albert Hofmann
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    On October 27, 1906, a child by the name of Albert Hofmann was born (Albert, 1). This child would grow up to change the world forever. His research would create of subcultures of both the 1970's and 1990's. His discoveries would cause both grief and delight. His work in pharmacology brought the world one of the most terrifying discoveries of the 20th century, LSD It was a prosaic day in July, 1938 when Swiss chemist, Albert Hofmann, first discovered Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide (LSD). He was hopi...
  • 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 ...
  • Long Term Effects Of Lsd Use
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    The Psychological Effects of LSD Introduction LSD has always been a center of controversy in American society, often times because people have been miseducate d about its effects or exposed to media bias. Its physiological effects on the brain and body have become more and more apparent in the last few decades when research in neuroscience peaked. The psychological effects of LSD have been often difficult to describe and document very well -- they were first discovered on April 16, 1943 by resea...
  • Dangerous A Drug Lsd
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    LSD 2 Abstract D-Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide - 25 (LSD), is the most potent of the hallucinogenic drugs (Dye, 1992). Since the 1960's, LSD has been associated with everything from politics to popular culture. This report will discuss the scientific and social phenomena that is LSD, as well as the drug's supposed mind expanding abilities and adverse effects. LSD 3 LSD: A Journey Into The Center of The Mind " with these drugs your perception is altered enough that you find yourself looking out of ...
  • Frequent Users Of Other Drugs
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    Steve 1 Mr. Stefano PHI 24 February 2000 LSD Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide-25, better known as LSD, is the most powerful hallucinogenic drug known today, and is also one of the most commonly abused. This is due primarily to its extreme potency and cheapness. A Schedule One drug in the U.S., it is highly illegal, and possession of LSD can result in a fine of $1,000.00 or 6 months in prison for the first offence. While many myths surround it, there is no conclusive evidence that LSD causes permanent...
  • Effects Of Lsd On 5 Ht Activity
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    LSD The psychedelic effects of d-Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide-25 (LSD) were discovered by Dr. Albert Hoffman by accident in 1938. In the 1950's and 1960's, LSD was used by psychiatrists for analytic psychotherapy. It was thought that the administration of LSD could aid the patient in releasing repressed material. It was also suggested that psychiatrists themselves might develop more insight into the pathology of a diseased mind through self experimentation. 1, 2 During the late 60's, LSD became p...
  • Liquid Lsd With Gelatin
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    A Guide to the "Not So" Wonderful World of LSD Discovery of LSDLSD (Lysergic acid) come from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. Albert Hofmann, working at Sandoz, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, produced LSD for the first time in 1938. He was hoping that it could be used to stimulate circulation and respiration, though this idea failed. Hofmann forgot about the new found drug, and didn't use it for five years. In 1943 he accidentally ingested LSD and experienced some effects of the dru...
  • Drug Lsd
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    The book I chose is titled, "The LSD Controversy". The author is Maurice S. Trashes, Ph. D. The call number is 615.78 and I read pages 1-50. The first section of the book I read about deals with terminology. The other section I read about involves the general chemical characteristics of LSD. LSD's complete name is D- acid tartrate. Its abbreviation comes from the German Lyse rg S"are Diethyl amid. The author goes on to define numerous terms for LSD such as hallucinogen, , and fantastic a. He the...
  • Research With The Lsd Compound
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    Since its first documented use in 1943, lysergic acid diethylmide, or LSD, has grown to be one of the most potent and controversial drugs in society today. The ways in which LSD produces its effects within the brain is still unknown, and no practical use has been found for it. However, this substance has been described to give incredible insight and revelation to some of those that have taken it, although others have had frightening and nightmarish experiences. LSD is an unpredictable and possib...
  • Common Reaction To One's First Lsd Experience
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    Erowid LSD Vault: Info #4 on the Effects of LSD Erowid is able to operate through the donations of visitors. Please consider joining. A Commentary on LSD Alice DeeL SD (D-Lysergic Acid Diethyl amide, or Acid for short) can be a wonderful psychotropic ally, and is probably the most versatile psychedelic known to humanity. Its effects vary from simple stimulation, like a cup of coffee, that can facilitate intense focus for 8 ish hours at the 25 m cg dose range (excellent for programming, writing, ...
  • Effects Of Hallucinogens On The Brain
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    Hallucinogens or psychedelics are mind-altering drugs, which affect the mind's perceptions, causing bizarre, unpredictable behavior, and severe, sensory disturbances that may place users at risk of serious injuries or death. Hallucinogens powerfully affect the brain, distorting the way our five senses work and changes our impressions of time and space. People who use these drugs a lot may have a hard time concentrating, communicating, or telling the difference between reality and illusion. Hallu...
  • Dangerous A Drug Lsd
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    A Swiss chemist named Dr. Albert Hoffman first produced acid Diethylmide -or best known as LSD in 1938 (Dye, 1992, p. 2). Hoffman discovered the drug while trying to synthesize a new drug for the treatment of headaches. He obtained the acid from the parasitic fungus that grows on rye plants known as ergot. From the acid, he synthesized the compound LSD. He used the compound to test for its pain killing properties on laboratory animals. Being that appeared totally ineffective, the bottle of LSD w...
  • Known About The Effects Of Lsd
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    Lysergic Acid Diethlamide (LSD) LSD or acid is a commonly used drug of teens. LSD is a hallucinogenic drug which effects the nervous system. The drug is ingested in many different ways, absorbed through the skin, taken orally or absorbed through the eye or ear. This drug was originally developed by the government of the United States as a treatment for psychological conditions such as alcoholism and drug addiction. In Canada, where experimentation is not heavily restricted, LSD has been used to ...
  • Biochemical Effects Of Psychedelic Drugs
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    HISTORY LSD was originally synthesized at the Sandoz Pharmaceutical Company, in Switzerland, as part of a long-term project begun in the 1930's. The aim was to develop useful medicines that were derived from ergot, a fungus (Claviceps purpurea) that infect grasses such as Rye. The chemist in charge of this drug development project was Albert Hoffman. In 1943, he synthesized a compound he called LSD-25. One night while at work he accidentally ingested some of it and within forty minutes he had th...
  • Most Dangerous Side Effects Of Lsd Use
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    Sheryl is on the dance floor. The music is pumping. The colors cast by the lights of the club seem more vivid and the beams of light appear three-dimensional. Suddenly, the beams of light begin to wiggle. At first the motion is reminiscent of snakes moving across smooth desert sand but it quickly becomes fast and violent. She goes from startled to terrified in the time it took her to gasp in fear. Her heart is racing and an icy panic begins to move slowly up her spine. She tries to scream but ca...
  • Lsd 25 Hofmann
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    Lysergic acid diethlyamide (LSD) more commonly known in our culture as "acid", belongs to a group of illicit drugs classified as hallucinogens. Hallucinogens, when ingested, can cause severe hallucinations that may last anywhere from six to twelve hours depending on purity. Hallucinations are by definition "profound distortions in a person's perceptions of reality". The use of hallucinogens is not a new phenomenon. Psilocybin, peyote, and mescaline (derived from the peyote cactus) have been date...

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