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  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Essay

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    Lysergic Acid Diethylamide The late sixties were a time filled with sex, drugs, and rock and roll. A huge part of American culture at the time was focused around these three things. Musicians possessed a tremendous amount of social influence, and like wise, society put a lot of emphasis on the lives and attitudes of musicians. Of the rock groups from this time period, the Beatles were by far the most influential. The British rock group was probably the most catalytic band in rock and roll history

  • Essay LSD: Lysergic Acid Deithylamide

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    induce the user to act and say things that they would normally not do. Lysergic acid diethylamide was the first synthetic hallucinogen that was discovered. Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, better known as LSD and was first synthesized by Albert Hofmann on November 16, 1938. The discovery took place in Basel, Switzerland when Albert Hofmann joined Author Stroll’s pharmaceutical-chemical department of Sandoz Laboratories. This acid is found on ergot fungus; this type of fungus naturally grows on

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Research Paper

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    If you ever wanted to follow Alice’s path down the rabbit hole the quickest way there is with Lysergic Acid Diethylamide, otherwise known as LSD. To the general population it’s simply a taboo drug that runs the risk of making the user absolutely bonkers. It is a very mysterious substance that does expand consciousness and understanding life, your own mind and the world at large, but should be used under great care and supervision. Initially it was used by the CIA in controversial and quite mysterious

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)

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    1. What is the agent? (LSD) LSD, d-lysergic acid diethylamide, is one of the most potent hallucinations (1-11). Since LSD has the similar chemical structures with serotonin (5-hydroxytrypatamine), it can work as an agonist on serotonergic receptors (1) to trigger various forms of toxic effects including altered affective states, delusions, auditor and/or visual hallucination, paranoids, and detachment from reality (8). LSD is a semi-synthesized drug since it is the result of the combination of

  • Essay On Lysergic Acid Diethylamide

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    Lysergic acid diethylamide, more commonly known as LSD, is a hallucinogenic drug that affects and alters mood, feeling, perception and causes visual distortions. It is colorless, odorless and has no taste; ingestion of only 25 micrograms is enough to initiate the effects on the brain. LSD and other hallucinogenic-like drugs have both long-term and short-term effects on both the brain and body; experiences vary and are extremely unpredictable from case to case. It takes about 30 minutes for one to

  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Treatments

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    Lysergic Acid Diethylamide Treatments Lysergic Acid Diethylamide also known as LSD or Acid is a hallucinogenic/psychedelic drug that has mind-altering effects on the human body. This paper focuses on the attempted therapeutic, medicinal, recreational, etc. applications of LSD with the goal of “curing” or helping to mitigate some other undesired effect. Use of LSD is not without its own risks so a portion of this paper will also focus on potential problems with short/long-term LSD treatment applications

  • Lysergic Acid Diethlyamide Essays

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    Lysergic Acid Diethlyamide The psychedelic effects of d-Lysergic Acid Diethylamide-25 (LSD) were discovered by Dr. Albert Hoffman by accident in 1938. In the 1950s and 1960s, LSD was used by psychiatrists for analytic psychotherapy. It was thought that the administration of LSD could aid the patient in releasing repressed material. It was also suggested that psychiatrists themselves might develop more insight into the pathology of a diseased mind through self experimentation. 1,2 During the late

  • Research Paper On Lysergic Acid Diethylamide

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    it is for them to get out. A common drug called lysergic acid diethylamide also known as “LSD”, “acid”, “blotter”, which belongs to a group of drugs known as hallucinogens. Other drugs that are almost similar or common to LSD is peyote (mescaline) and psilocybin (magic mushrooms). LSD produces images, sounds and other sensations that may feel or even look real during the period of the intoxications. LSD comes from a laboratory from lysergic acid, a natural substance that is found in Claviceps Purpurea

  • Taking a Look Inside Hallucinogens Essay

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    have played a role in civilization for thousands of year. It began with naturally occurring hallucinogens, such as the peyote cactus plant and wild mushrooms. Now there are man made drugs that have the same or more intense affects. These include lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), MDMA (ecstasy), and dextromethorphan (DMX, often found in cough syrup). Within this essay, I will cover the history, production, and affects of hallucinogenic drugs. Peyote, a naturally produced plant, has been used as a hallucinogen

  • Classical Psychedelics And Dissociative Drugs

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    As we know, hallucinogens are a type of drug that specialize in distorting the way a user perceives time, motion, colors, sounds, and self, or simply, causing psychological consequences onto their victims (Volkow 2015). However, the Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) prefers to link the term “hallucinations”, or psychological experiences in seeing images, hearing sounds and feeling sensations that seem very real but do not exist, to hallucinogens as a better and summarized definition replacement