Hlth 102 SU - 4

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1 Hlth 102 – Class 4 Types of drugs and their effects on the brain and  body (continued)
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2 Hallucinogens LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide, acid) DMT (dimethyltryptamine, synthetic) PCP (phencyclidine, angel dust) Ketamine (special K) Mescalin (peyote) Psilocybin (magic mushrooms) Belladonna (atrohpine, scopolamine) LSD  Blotting  papers Magic mushrooms PCP
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3 Hallucinogens - What is experienced Experiences vary incredibly Mild effects produced by low doses  feelings of detachment from surroundings, mood swings, altered sense of space and  time Mild sense of euphoria – context dependent  Sensory distortions Synesthesia   Hallucinations  Pseudo-hallucinations  Illusions  Sense of separation from the body (dissociated state) Intense feelings of insight Effects can last for minutes (DMT) or hours (LSD)
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4 Hallucinogens - Sensory Distortions Synesthesia  Most commonly reported of the 4 types Confusion of the senses  Hallucinations External sensory experiences that are unreal  and believed to be real  and  heard by others as well  Pseudo-hallucinations Sensory experiences that are unreal  but understood to be unreal , and  believed to come from within (internal) Illusions  A misperception of a real  external auditory or visual stimulus
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5 Hallucinogens - Overdose or high/regular doses Psychological bad trip (acute anxiety) users can accidentally injure or kill themselves acute psychosis (rare) flashbacks are fairly common in heavy users visual disturbances or recalled events chronic anxiety, paranoia mental confusion Physical stimulate heart and increase body temperature dangerously Belladonna can be lethal in small amounts PCP can cause seizures, coma or a psychosis–like state that can last  for days Parkinson-like symptoms after regular long-term use
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