Essays Tagged: "hallucinogens"

Drug education

llegal type. The four main categories of drugs are: narcotics, CNS depressants, CNS stimulants, and hallucinogens. Most of these drugs are highly addictive and are usually obtained by prescription or ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A study of the famous Bob Dylan song "Mr.Tamborine Man".

r the drugs, and then the lyrics go on to describe the physical effects on the body after consuming hallucinogens:"My senses have been strippedMy hands can't feel to gripMy toes too numb to step. . ." ...

(3 pages) 99 2 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

This is a short 1 page biography on Timothy Leary. It explains his life from birth to death.

1920. He believed that all people should drop out of the war,work and school and everyone should do hallucinogens.In 1955 R. Gordon Wasson discovered the first psilocybin mushrooms in Mexico. (Main ch ...

(1 pages) 34 1 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Pot smoking by teenagers.

drug survey of representative grades seven to 12 students shows, the use of cannabis, marijuana and hallucinogens doubled during the six-year period 1993 to 1999. It has gone from around 12% to up to ... 93 to 1999. It has gone from around 12% to up to 24% or 26% for cannabis, and more than doubled for hallucinogens.A study conducted by me, Frank Vitaro and Richard Tremblay is a study not just of drug ...

(11 pages) 93 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drugs- The Effect of Hallucinogens.

Drugs- The Effect of Hallucinogens1.Effects a user could experience during a "trip" are listed below:·Hallucinatio ... the brain. Specific parts of nerve cells, called receptors, respond to specific neurotransmitters. Hallucinogens stimulate particular receptors in brain cells and interfere with other receptors, caus ... tively bind to only one group of these receptors triggering hallucinations.3.Ongoing risks or using hallucinogens can become very serious. Hallucinogens don't just mess with the mind they have physica ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Illegal Drug Market - Explains the chemistry,effects, history, and uses of drugs like halocinogens, amphetamines, etc.

g amphetamines, which are drugs that act on the central nervous system and increase brain activity. Hallucinogens are drugs which act on the mind, distorting the what users see and hear things. Depres ... hich are anything but healthy. The chemicals in drugs alter the chemistry of the brain in many ways.Hallucinogens powerfully affect the brain, distorting the way our five senses work and changing our ...

(8 pages) 145 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

HUGS not DRUGS an essay about types of drug use and abuse

nkind there have always been drugs. They fall into four primary categories stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and analgesics. Stimulants are drugs that act on the central nervous system to increa ... nervous system and slow down brain activity; examples are tranquillizers, gases, aerosols and glue. Hallucinogens distort the mind and what the user physically experiences; including LSD, magic mushro ...

(2 pages) 109 7 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drugs and alcohol

920?s. In any society, drug use plays a part in the people?s culture. Whether it be a native taking hallucinogens for a religious ceremony, a destitute alcoholic drinking on a city street, or a group ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Oregon v Smith Supreme Court Ruling. Deals with the legality of the religious ingestion of peyote that is common amongst Native American tribes.

Christianity in Indian populations. In the mid 1960's, as a reaction to the growing use of illegal hallucinogens, the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act declared peyote an illegal Schedule I substance. The ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Consequences of abusing drugs.

amounts.Medicinal drugs can also be harmful if taken in excess.Stimulants, depressants, narcotics, hallucinogens and inhalants are five main types of drugs. Stimulants, depressants and narcotics all ... up of drugsAbuse of these drugs can couse vomiting, nausea and poor mental and physical performance.Hallucinogens:These can change a person's mood or make him her hallcucinate (see things that are not ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

MDMA (Ecstasy)

boost and possibly experience vivid sensual hallucinations, without the perceptual effects of other hallucinogens such as LSD. Ecstasy has become a staple and a symbol of raves. It is known for increa ... and oppressive guilt" (Sillum 1). The drug was then introduced to a psychologist who had used other hallucinogens for therapy. He then shared it's use with other psychiatrists and psychologists. It wa ...

(3 pages) 58 2 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Drug Profile Chart

Address the four categories of depressants, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. For each category, identify specific substances within it, street names, methods of a ... ls require continuous treatment, sometimes for years in an outpatient setting. (Narconon, 2007)OtherHALLUCINOGENS:LSDA,Acid,Battery Acid,Big D.Black Star,Blaze,Blotter,Boomers,Blue heaven,Cid,Dots,Pap ...

(6 pages) 177 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Drugs

and grass. Cannabis has some of the same psychological effects of many stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens (Getchell, Pippin, Vernes 5). Codeine is prescribed for mild pain, it is the le ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Hallucinogens

The use of hallucinogens in ancient practices was to help reinforce ones beliefs of the supernatural world. ... ices was to help reinforce ones beliefs of the supernatural world. These people that use the hallucinogens are called "Shamans". A Shaman can basically do anything. He/She can see things ... ey can even describe a person who has committed a crime without even ever seeing the person. Hallucinogens are only one way of reaching the supernatural world. Other ways are fasting; flagellat ...

(2 pages) 373 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Borderline Personality Disorder

?drugs associated with theses disorders include alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, cocaine, amphetamines, hallucinogens and sedatives. ? (Encarta Encyclopedia). Personality disorders represent usually extre ...

(18 pages) 205 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Write a two to three page essay which defends, or challenges a sociopolitical controversy today.: Salvia

ts, which alter a person's state of mind and mood. So why is Salvia legal in most states when other hallucinogens like psilocybin mushrooms and LSD, which are Schedule I drugs in the U.S., according t ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Effect of Drugs

nation or energy to use a needle. Barbiturates are just like any other drug they are very addictive.Hallucinogens are drugs that are illegal for unauthorized people to buy, posses, sell, and use. Recr ... e drugs that are illegal for unauthorized people to buy, posses, sell, and use. Recreational use of hallucinogens in the United States became popular and problematic in the decades of the 1960s and 19 ...

(6 pages) 44 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Against Legalizing Marijuana

are abusing prescription drugs - that is more than the number of Americans abusing cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants, combined. Think about that number - 6 million people is the equivalent ...

(3 pages) 25 1 4.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The War on Drugs

nkind there have always been drugs. They fall into four primary categories stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and analgesics. Stimulants are drugs that act on the central nervous system to increa ... nervous system and slow down brain activity; examples are tranquillizers, gases, aerosols and glue. Hallucinogens distort the mind and what the user physically experiences; including LSD, magic mushro ...

(12 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays