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  • Psychological Effects Of LSD

    “high”. One of these newer drugs is a hallucinogen known as LSD. LSD has no medical purpose what so ever. It is only used for people to escape reality. Some people may see this as no big deal. LSD affects the body in more ways than one may realize. People should be aware of the physiological and psychological impacts along with the exposure to different diseases when it comes to LSD. Everyone should be aware of the effects of LSD before they choose to use it. LSD, also known as acid, superman, and dots is classified under the drug category of hallucinogens. A hallucinogen is, “a drug that produces profound…

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  • Jitterbug Perfume Tom Robbins Analysis

    Back in the 60’s, he once used lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) that influenced his life, one of the significant things that made Robbins a popular writer. According to English professors Catherine E. Hoyser and Lorena Laura Stookey, they stated that Robbins took LSD that affects his consciousness and his ability to expand his thinking, “Drugs were not necessarily an escape from reality for the early partakers, but rather… effort at mind expansion”(10). He consumed drugs by going on to an…

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  • Anti Lsd

    My group developed a video psa outlining the risks and effects LSD has on one’s body. We decided to demonstrate what LSD would look like for someone tripping on it and then proceeded to explain what is going on inside the body of the person tripping. We went with this method to deliver the information because it showed a first hand account of someone tripping on the chemical and allowed the audience to make a more informed opinion by depicting what the experience would actually be like.…

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  • History Of LSD And Psilocybin

    Origin of LSD and Psilocybin: Home Sweet Home Both these psychological drugs do not come in handy packages, all gift-wrapped and perfectly ready for the user to high on. Whether it is psilocybin being nicknamed “magic mushroom” or LSD in its natural pure state, it is not the organism itself, but a component that is found inside it and constantly produced as a “weapon” to fend off any predators, mainly herbivores and omnivores (obviously), those that do try to eat it. For psilocybin, they can…

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  • Distortion Of The Use Of LSD In The 1980s

    use of LSD dropped drastically in the 1980s but picked right back up in the 1990s. LSD was still being used for psychiatric use in Switzerland till 1993. After a few year it became more popular in nightclubs and all night raves being use by teens and young adults. 4. Now a days LSD is diffused into a small piece of paper then placed under the tongue until it is almost dissolved. According to “How to Psychedelics” LSD is also consumed in liquid and pill form. A few years ago it was also very…

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  • Classifying LSD And Psilocybin: The Hallucinogen Case Study

    psychedelic is ingested, research continues to state that when a dissociative drug is consumed, a very similar after effect is seen; however, not with the neurotransmitter serotonin, but the brain chemical glutamate, which regulates pain perception, responses to the environment, emotion, and learning and memory (Nakanishi 1992, Volkow 2016). Classifying LSD and Psilocybin: The Deadly Duo on the Black Market Now that a substantial background of hallucinogens, categories that make up the wide…

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  • Personal Reflective Essay: My College Experience With LSD

    After almost half a year from the incident, the memory of my irresponsible behavior of drug use on that Friday night still comes up in my mind constantly like a nightmare, reminding me what I could have done negatively to myself, my family, and even the UCSD community with one of the worst decisions in my life. Although I was extremely fortunate that my decision did not cause any severe aftermath eventually, it was absolutely a remarkable and scary lesson that I will always remember to…

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  • Day Dreaming Research Papers

    It is believed that when the user is surrounded by good friends, in a nice soothing environment, with positive past experiences with drugs the person is assured a positive “trip.” However, when these standards are not met or the acid affects them negatively, the LSD addict enters what is like a living hell, or a “bad trip,” which cannot be stopped. During these experiences, the LSD fanatic undergoes various hallucinations and mood swings. The initial effects last only about thirty to ninety…

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  • Storming Heaven Analysis

    book of the journalist Jay Karl Stevens “Storming Heaven; LSD and the American Dream” is unique in its own regard as it explores the idea of the American Dream and its subsequent corruptions and the contribution of LSD towards it, through the lens of psychology (ELcock).…

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  • Informative Essay On Psychedelic Drugs

    can benefit society and help many people. Only until the psychedelic renaissance, present day, has some of the media started seeing psychedelic culture for what is really is. The discovery of Lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, by Dr. Albert Hofmann began a new type of counterculture in the US. The younger generations started to take part in this new drug called LSD, which wasn’t viewed as harmful at the time. Time Magazine even…

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