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  • Ecstasy Essay

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         Ecstasy, or 3, 4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine, was first synthesized and patented in 1914, by the German drug company Merck. The original purpose of the drug was to be an appetite suppressant, however in 1970 it was given to clinical depressed patients to open them up and talk about their feelings. Then in 1986, Ecstasy was determined to cause brain damage (http://faculity.washington.edu/chudler/mdma.html).      Ecstasy is used at the party and rave

  • The Dangers Of Ecstasy

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    Ecstasy is a psychoactive drug that is used as a recreational drug. It is normally classed as a club drug. Ecstasy was created in 1912 in order to improve psychotherapy. It became popular as a street drug in the 1980s, and is now associated with dance parties, raves, and electronic dance music. The key to understanding ecstasy is knowing the forms of it, the dangers of it, and how to avoid it. First, we need to know the different forms of the drug. Ecstasy is mostly taken through the mouth,

  • MDMA And Ecstasy

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    3,4- Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) or more commonly known as ecstasy is a drug that alters someone’s moods, perception, and behavior. MDMA has a chemical formula of C11H15NO2, with a molar mass of 193.25 g/mol. The IUPAC name is 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-Nmethylpropan- 2-amine. A fun fact to point out is that MDMA has a benzene ring formation in it’s chemical structure. Ecstasy pills were first introduced in many European countries in the 1980s, as they were linked to the rave and club scenes

  • Essay Ecstasy

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    Ecstasy is one of the street names for MDMA (the chemical name is N-Methyl-3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine). MDMA is an amphetaminelike drug with hallucinogenic properties. People taking the drug get a sense of increased energy, euphoria and a curious feeling of empathy. While we know something about the short-term effects of ecstasy use, we do not have a very good understanding of the long-term effects. The short-term effects of the drug are related to the amount taken. If the dose used is relatively

  • Ecstasy And Memory

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    The Impact of Regular Ecstasy Use on Memory Function: Summary Neil G. Simon and Richard P. Mattick conducted this study in May 2001 with the aim of this study was to see if long-term use of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (ecstasy or MDMA) impairs memory. Many studies have been completed before that are similar to this one, however the broad majority of them did not address confounding factors such as other drug use or intelligence levels of their participants. In this study they intended to account

  • Essay On Ecstasy

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    is about the correlation between “ecstasy and sexual intercourse”. Throughout this chapter it discusses the effects of ecstasy and why its linked to sex. This drug is known to cause brain damage and control people’s feelings of empathy and euphoria. When we think of sex promoting drugs most think of “Viagra”. Although, Viagra is sold over the counter ecstasy is not. Ecstasy has been described as turning people who are under the influence into “sex maniacs”. Ecstasy is a serious drug that is also called

  • Ecstasy Research Paper

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    The illegal drug i'm researching is ecstasy. X, E, or XTC, Adam, Beans, Candy, Dancing Shoes, Disco Biscuits, Doves, E-bomb, Egg Rolls, Happy Pill, Hug Drug, Love Drug, Malcolm (or Malcolm X), Molly, Scooby Snacks, Smartees, Sweets, Skittles, Thizz, Vitamin E or Vitamin X, Vowels are all examples of street names for ecstasy. Ecstasy is the common name given to the drug Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). It was accidently created by Mannish and Jacobsohn, two German Scientists working for Merk

  • Essay about Ecstasy

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         Ecstasy is Methylene Dioxymethamphetamine, often abbreviated as MDMA. This drug is a member of the same family of drugs that include amphetamine and LSD. I once believed that ecstasy was a mixture of methamphetamine and LSD, but as I researched, I found out that it has its own chemical structure. Ecstasy is not a mixture of other drugs; it is something all its own.      Ecstasy alone makes people biased towards ecstasy without even doing the research

  • Speech On Cognitive Ecstasy

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    best way to grow your passion is having grit, and determination towards your goal. John Silva talks about human beings’ drive for information in his video The Ecstasy of Curiosity, “Human beings don’t care about spectacle. What they care about is ecstatic understanding… In other words, cognitive ecstasy.” Jason Silva refers to cognitive ecstasy as this natural drive in people that make them pursue their passion, even when the odds are against them. This determination, this persistence is embedded in

  • Essay The Spirit of Ecstasy

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    The Spirit of Ecstasy For over 100 years there has been a car brand that leaves the impression of quality, reliability, and luxury. This brand is Rolls-Royce. The combination of Fred Royce and Charles Rolls created the brand in the early 1900’s. Rolls Royce is targeted at a particular audience. Their branding however is still impacting on all audiences; just certain people can afford it. Rolls Royce is idolized in the eyes of the public, from rap videos to mega millionaires. When you can

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