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Hallucinogens - ETHS

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          Table Of Contents
• What are Hallucinogens?                1
• How are Hallucinogens used?            2
• What are some of the medical           3
  complications?
• How do Hallucinogens produce their     4
  effects?
• What are effects of Hallucinogens?     5
• Where can we get further information   6
  about Hallucinogens?
• Other relevant information             7
• Other names for LSD                    8
• Quiz                                   9
    What are Hallucinogens?
• Hallucinogens are drugs that cause
  hallucinations (profound distortions in a
  person’s perceptions of reality)




                                              1
 How are Hallucinogens used?
• Hallucinogens are sold mainly in tablets and
  capsules, but they can also be found in liquid
  form.
• Specifically, LSD can be added to absorbent
  paper and dissolved on the tongue.




                                                   2
  What are some of the medical
         complications?

• “Trips” can be frightening and can
  result in panic attacks.
• While on “trips,” your perceptions are
  distorted and you are especially prone
  to injury.
                                           3
  How do Hallucinogens produce
         their effects?
• Hallucinogens disrupt the interaction between
  serotonin and nerve cells.
• Serotonin is involved in the control of your
  mood, muscles, sensory perception, and many
  other things.




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What are effects of Hallucinogens?
         Short Term            Long Term
•   Pupil dilation          • Damages fetuses
•   Euphoria                • A feeling of
•   Perspiration              being one with a
•   Sleeplessness             higher spirit
                              (only in frequent
•   Rapid mood swings         users)
•   Hallucinations (duh!)   • Can cause
                              flashbacks days
                              after use
                                                  5
   Where can we get further
information about Hallucinogens?

• http://www.adolescent-substance-           •   This website
  abuse.com/signs-acid.html                      provides symptoms
                                                 to look for in teens
                                                 who might be using
                                                 LSD.



• http://www.gdcada.org/statistics/lsd.htm   •   The website gives
                                                 basic information on
                                                 LSD.




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   Other relevant information
• LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is the most widely
  used hallucinogen.
• LSD is known as the “hippie drug”.
• While on LSD, users can imagine an alternate reality,
  which is often animated.




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Acid                                          Doses
                  Blotter
                                Cid
                                          Sugar
        Dots
                            Window Pane
                                                Trips
Tabs
               Strawberry Fields
                                      Peace

                        Paper
  Sunshine                                     Squirrel
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                 QUIZ!
1. What are Hallucinogens?
    Drugs that cause hallucinations
2. How are Hallucinogens used?
    In tablets, capsules, paper, and liquid
    form.
3. Name 3 short term effects of LSD.
4. Name 1 long term effect of LSD.
5. Identify 5 street names for LSD.

								
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