Drugs: Psychedelics, Dissociatives and Deliriants and Rapid Heart Beat Essays

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Marijuana
Cocaine
GHB
Psychedelic Mushrooms Street Slang?
Street Slang?
Street Slang?
Street Slang?

Shrooms, Mushies, Caps, Magics, Liberty cap. Crystal, Crack, Weasle Dust, Zip, Pearl, Coke. Mary Jane, Hippie Lettuce, Blunt, Weed, Wacky Tobaccy. Date Rape, Scoop, Liquid Ecstasy, G, Home boy.

What's it look like?
What's it look like?
What's it look like?
What's it look like? Marijuana is a green or gray mixture of dried, shredded flowers and leaves of the hemp plant.

Psychedelic Mushrooms normally have a three inch stalk with a 1 inch cap. Found in colors light gray, yellow, or brown. GHB (Gamma hydroxybutyrate) can be produced in clear liquid, white powder, tablet, and capsule forms. It is colorless and odorless. The drug is usually available in powder form but when it has been cooked it forms a solid form that resembles small white rocks. Psychedelic Mushrooms can be eaten.

Hallucinogen GHB is put in alcohol and drank.

Depressant Cocaine can be inhaled through the nose, dissolved in water and injected, and smoked.

Stimulant Marijuana is smoked in hand rolled cigarettes.

Marijuana can be categorized as a stimulant, depressant, or hallucinogen.

Short Term Effects?
Short Term Effects?
Short Term Effects?
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Impaired judgment
Lack of coordination
Headache
Nausea
Anxiety

6. Weakness
7. Paranoia
8. Rapid heart beat
9. Sleepiness
10. Sensory distortion Tremors
Vertigo
Muscle twitches
Paranoia
Restlessness
Irritability
Anxiety
8. Increased heart rate
9. Increased blood pressure
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“Tripping”
Differences in mood
Anxiety
Paranoia
Nausea
6. Increased blood pressure
7. Increased heart rate
8. Changed emotional feelings
9. Rapid breathing
10. Chills
11. Loss of muscle control
12. Lack of coordination
13. Hallucinations
14. Violent behavior
15. Aggression
16. Dilated eyes

1. Feelings of euphoria
2. Increased libido
3. Lowered inhibitions
4. Memory lapses
5. Drowsiness
6. Dizziness and headache
7. Tremors
8. Decreased body temperature
9. Decreased blood pressure and heart rate
10. Nausea
11. Diarrhoea
12. Urinary incontinence

Long Term Effects?
Long Term Effects?
Long Term Effects?
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Flashbacks
Impaired memory
Increased bouts of panic
Decreased motivation
Increased delusions

1. Difficulty concentrating
2. Hallucinations
3. Slurred speech
4. Headaches
5. Amnesia
6. Respiratory depression
7. Mouth sores and infections
8. Cardiovascular collapse
9. Muscle pain
10. Extreme anxiety
11. Seizures

1. Reduced resistance to common illnesses
2. Suppression of the immune system
3. Growth disorders
4. Increase of abnormally structured cells in the body
5. Reduction of male sex hormones
6. Rapid destruction of lung fibers and lesions (injuries) to the brain could be permanent
7. Reduced sexual capacity
8. Study difficulties: reduced ability to learn and retain information
9. Apathy, drowsiness, lack of motivation
10. Personality and mood changes
11. Inability to understand things clearly 1. Permanent damage to blood vessels of heart and brain
2. High blood pressure, leading to heart attacks, strokes, and death
3. Liver, kidney and lung damage
4. Destruction of tissues in nose if sniffed
5. Respiratory failure if smoked
6. Infectious diseases and abscesses if injected
7. Malnutrition, weight loss
8. Severe tooth decay
9. Auditory and tactile hallucinations
10. Sexual problems, reproductive damage and infertility (for both men and women)
11. Disorientation, apathy, confused exhaustion
12. Irritability and mood disturbances
13. Increased frequency of risky behavior
14. Delirium or psychosis
15. Severe depression
16. Tolerance and addiction (even after just one use)

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