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  • 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...
  • Lsd Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Lsd
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    LSD (for Chemistry Class) Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) LSD), a potent hallucinogenic drug, also called a psychedelic, first synthesized from lysergic acid in Switzerland in l 038. Lysergic acids a white odorless drug, a component of the mold of ERGOT. Ergot is a product of the fungus Claviceps purpurea. Th e bio-active ingredients of ergot are all derivatives of lysergic acid. LSD is a semi-synthetic derivative of lysergic acid. Thus LSD is an ergot - like substance. Thedrug evokes dreamlike...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Lsd Users Experience
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    Lysergic Acid Diethyl Amide 25 and the Effects on the Human Mind LSD (lysergic acid diethyl amide) is one of the major drugs making up the hallucinogen class. LSD was discovered in 1938 and is one of the most potent conscious-altering chemicals. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. LSD, commonly referred to as acid and sid, is sold in tablets, capsules, thin squares of gelatin, or "hits", generally consisting of a single col...
  • Slogan Of Timothy Leary Mind
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    Timothy Leary "Turn on, tune in, drop out". That saying has turned into the slogan of Timothy Leary mind-expanding movement. Although a graduate of both West-Point and Berkley, and a Harvard professor, these were not his greatest lifetime achievements. Throughout his publicized life, he became the spokesperson of the psychedelic age. His devotion to the belief that LSD and marijuana were gateways to enlightenment resulted in a new church, numerous prison sentences, and a following of both celebr...
  • People High On Pcp
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    LSD and PCP Use Today there is increasing usage of two very powerful, and dangerous drugs in the youth of this Nation. LSD is one of these drugs, this hallucinogen more commonly known as Acid and is one of the longest lasting highs that are out there. LSD was first researched in 1953 when the Central Intelligence Agency thought that the Soviets and Chinese would use LSD to brainwash American diplomats. The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration lists this drug as a "schedule I" drug that means ...
  • 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...
  • Peyote And Mescaline
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    Mescaline comes from the Mexican peyote cactus, which is small, spore less cactus that grows in the deserts of Mexico and the American Southwest. Whenever the crown is sliced and dried, it forms a hard brownish disc that's known as a button. The buttons are chewed for its hallucegenic properties. The Indians first chewed them in the sixteenth century for religious and spiritual purposes, but when Spaniards reached the New World they outlawed peyotism which they thought had something to do with w...
  • 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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