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Chapter 17, Problem 56E
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What are the primary effects of LSD and of mescaline?

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Interpretation:

The primary effects of LSD and mescaline are to be discussed.

Concept Introduction:

Hallucinogen are hallucinogenic drugs that distort and distress the cognition and perception of humans. When taken in high doses, they produce vivid hallucinations, including dancing colours and lights. These hallucinogens are also known as psychedelics or mind blenders.

Hallucinogens suppress the filtering ability of nerve cells, thus resulting in the distortion of perception. Examples of hallucinogens are LSD and mescaline.

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LSD is a more powerful hallucinogen and a less powerful stimulant. Its active dose is very small. LSD can produce rapid alterations in the mood and emotions as a less severe perceptual distortion and hallucinations. An exact response to it cannot be predicted...

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