Essays Tagged: "MDMA"

Ecstacy; A large proportion of young people, especially in Britain,are regular users of the drug Ecstasy,Adam,X or MDMA for a simple reason: it provides ....ect.

e proportion of young people, especially in Britain,are regular users of the drug Ecstasy,Adam,X or MDMA for a simple reason: it provides them with access to an experience which they value. Yet the ma ... folklore forguidance, while little serious attention is paid to the potential uses and benefits of MDMA.MDMA was patented as long ago as 1913 by the German company merck. Rumour has it that the drug ...

(10 pages) 221 10 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Essay is about Ecstasy, the drug.

a drug that's shaped like a Tylenol. The main chemical in Ecstasy is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine(MDMA). Chemically, Ecstasy is an analogue of MDA, a drug that was popular in the 1960s. In the late ... Chemically, Ecstasy is an analogue of MDA, a drug that was popular in the 1960s. In the late 1970s, MDMA was used to facilitate psychotherapy by a small group of therapists in the United States. Illic ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

ECSTASY, un problema para los jóvenes hoy en día.

iona energía para bailar y rendir toda la noche.No existe un uso médico legal para el MDMA. Esta es producida en laboratorios ilícitos por todo el país.En este trabajo quer ... nden, han podido monopolizar este mercado y hacer lo mejor de sus ventas.1. HISTORIA DEL EXTASIS1912MDMA es sintetizada por primera vez en Alemania por Merck Pharmaceuticals.1914MDMA es patentada por ...

(10 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2003

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

MDMA: Looking Past the Fear. Argues for the legal use of MDMA in a therapeutic setting. History of drug included.

MDMA:Looking Past the Fear"During the course of a single Adam session, I experienced a deep natural ... ew. The scientific name for the substance that this woman praised is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), but what you call it doesn't matter. What is important is how this drug has helped many peopl ... these people have experienced is illegal in today's world. Therapists who realize the potential of MDMA in psychotherapy are forced to choose between what they feel is right for their patient and wha ...

(7 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ecstasy and what it can do to its user.

ow about X? Below, the experts answer your questions.What is Ecstasy?Ecstasy is the street name for MDMA, also known as X, E, Adam and Roll. It can make you have warm and fuzzy feelings for just about ... or abuse.Where did it come from?Back in 1912, Merck, a German pharmaceutical company, stumbled upon MDMA while developing a new antibleeding medication. The drug sat around unused for 60 years until s ...

(4 pages) 70 2 4.7 Jul/2003

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

The ecsasty problem and how the U.S.

ard any first-hand stories, so all I have to run on is what the media and government tells me about MDMA. These facts make me a little weary to jump to conclusions about the drug, but with the deaths, ... n in decision making and inhibition, mostly when it comes to being touched. The physical effects of MDMA are also very dangerous. It causes massive dehydration and teeth-clenching, as well as nausea, ...

(2 pages) 21 0 3.0 Oct/2003

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

This essay is about the drug ecstacy and why people use it

rganic content having a more adverse effect upon the user) such as ecstasy, scientifically known as MDMA. The occurrence of teenage ecstasy use has increased because of its rising availability. Also, ... ry exclusive and could only be found in closed social circles. Ever since 2000, the availability of MDMA has gone up drastically. (Butterfeild) This fact is proven because seizures of the drug by the ...

(3 pages) 91 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

DRUGS. (MDMA,Acid, Roofies..ect.)

MDMAEcstacy, also known as; E, Adam, Hug, Beans, Love drug, and X, is a small white pill usually swa ... intness,nausea, muscle tension, blured vision, involentary teeth clenching, and chills or sweating. MDMA can affect the body's ability to regulate it's temperature, which can lead to hypothermia. In R ... rature, which can lead to hypothermia. In RARE cases this has resulted to death. Some sideffects of MDMA don't go away when the drug wears off. Depressed feelings can emerge several days after.GHBSome ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Reality of Drugs - Discuss the different drug groups, popular drugs in each group, the affects each drug has on the body, and what actions can be taken for treamtment

e approved for public use. Unstable drugs are street drugs such as crack, cocaine, heroin, LSD, and MDMA that are made up of several chemical substances that are produced illegally under poor circumst ... uppression of the immune system. Occasionally, hallucinations, fantasies, and paranoia are reported.MDMA (3, 4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a Schedule I synthetic, psychoactive drug possessing st ...

(16 pages) 421 5 4.5 Apr/2004

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

Ecstasy

liners of this "fad" is ecstasy. The scientific name of this drug is methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). There is no real medical use of ecstasy. Its main use is for intoxication. Ecstasy is ... yriad number of serious side effects that could possibly come with taking this drug. Consumption of MDMA could result in muscle tension, teeth clenching, impaired learning and memory, nausea, chills, ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

What is Ecstasy?

, scientists created a new chemical derivative of amphetamine, 3.4-methylenedioxyemthamphetamine or MDMA, and patented it soon afterwards for use as a versatile chemical intermediate in the synthesis ... compound did little to explore its own properties as a drug. In fact, there was little interest in MDMA before the 1950s. In the 1970s, many psychotherapists used as a regular part of therapy, with s ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ecstasy - Its uses, effects, and growing popularity

Ecstasy, or MDMA, which stands for methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is a psychedelic amphetamine that has become v ... ing and dehydrating (losing too much body fluid) which can be fatal. A standard oral dose of MDMA is between 80 - 150 mg. Most good quality pills contain somewhere in this range, generally 80-1 ... ind that, unlike with many other psychoactives such as LSD or mushrooms, there is a 'sweet spot' in MDMA dosage. Once this spot is found, higher dosages are not particularly desirable as they don't in ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ecstasy effects, statistics, etc.

Ecstasy (also known as MDMA) is a stimulant, hallucinogenic and illicit drug and is illegal in all the countries around the ... more confident, this could lead to more users of ecstasy. Although this is a dangerous way of using MDMA because clubs are usualy full of people dancing, which means that the rooms would be hot and sw ... dictive although it can become important in indivitual's lives, like if someone gets used to taking MDMA before going to a night club or rave, he/she might think that without it the night seems less e ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2006

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

Ecstasy

IT'S NO ACCIDENT that MDMA's street name is "Ecstasy." Users of the drug report feelings of bliss, connection, and peace. ... at their relationships -- with other people, with the world -- are radically enhanced. Best of all, MDMA lacks the out-of-control feeling of LSD and other psychedelics, which is why many users have ju ... users have jumped to the conclusion that it is relatively safe. Yet growing evidence suggests that MDMA isn't quite a "soft" drug. Scientists have now confirmed that MDMA damages brain cells. Dozens ...

(4 pages) 450 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ecstasy Dilema Grows

MDMA also known as "ecstasy" (methylenedioxymethamphetamine, methcathinone) has become a very contro ... tem and the seretonin in the brain which is said to be a part of a persons personality. When used...MDMA decreases the seretonin count in the brain and then reproduced abnormally. After regular use th ... e in part, part of the nervous system. MDMA is not used for medical purposes and is now illegal. Although it is being reconsidered for the ...

(2 pages) 418 0 0.0 Apr/2001

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

Ecstacy

Ecstasy Scott Rhyne Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA, known as ecstasy, is a Schedule one illegal drug widely used among Americas youth. A known par ... t dance parties called raves. The average pill is sold for 20-25 dollars, and contains 75-100 mg of MDMA. MDMA is not an upper, a downer, or a phsycadelic. After the synthesis of MDMA, a new category ... eling, that is unlike that of most other types of drugs. The actual affect that the chemical MDMA has on the brain is a mass release of seratonin. Seratonin is a chemical in the brain that help ...

(2 pages) 421 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ecstasy Trend

icant law enforcement issues in communities today. "The use of the club drug ecstasy, also known as mdma, has increased by a third among tenth graders and by sixty-six percent in twelfth graders" ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Oct/2001

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

Ecstasy: The True Side Of A False Drug

at same question they almost certainly couldn't answer it accurately. Ecstasy is medically known as MDMA, (methylenedioxymethamphetamine). MDMA shares properties with both amphetamine and hallucinogen ... ngestion of the drug, and serotonin is thought to be associated with the high of being in love. The MDMA sparked surge of the feel good chemical leads to elation, heightened senses and increased energ ...

(5 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Informative Speech on Ecstasy with bibliography

mulant and hallucinogenic properties.1. The scientific name is 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine or MDMA.2. This drug has many nicknames such as "Love drug", "e", "Love Doves, "Adam", and "X".B. Ecsta ... s the chemical in the brain that stabilizes mood.E. The website http://www.ecstasy2.com states that MDMA was patented as long ago as 1913 by the German company Merck.1. It was supposedly to be used as ...

(6 pages) 51 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Drug use in America

e approved for public use. Unstable drugs are street drugs such as crack, cocaine, heroin, LSD, and MDMA that are made up of several chemical substances that are produced illegally under poor circumst ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/2008

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