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Intro to Psych 5 March 2010_Fri Hallucinogens -LSD -PCP - Psilocybin:  the magic mushroom; hippies      -the Native American ‘church’ use the type of cactus in rituals; Legal use - Marijuana:  the mildest of the hallucinogens;     -medicinal purposes: Glaucoma (eye disease), AIDS/HIV Patients/Cancer patients with  chemotherapy have loss of appetite- weed= munchies, also elevates mood NOT A DEPRESSANT Depressants: Barbiturates:  strongest of the depressants; sleeping pills, highly addictive, can disrupt the sleep/ wake cycle b/c it can depend on the Barbiturates; Used to make Sedatives Tranquilizers:  not as highly addictive; Doctors prefer tranquilizers over barbiturates, b/c they are  NOT AS ADDICTIVE as Barbiturates Valium:
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Unformatted text preview: gives a common effect; pill form/liquid form; used in hospital setting; calms an individual who undergoes surgery-Mothers little helper housewives used it (kids, housework, redundancy, etc)-Euphoric feeling-totally at ease with the world Alcohol : pg. 182-183; pg: 185; pg: 187-189 D.A.R.E; Abuse programs Designer Drugs : Methamphetamine: Ice, Crystal MDMA: Ecstasy GHB: Liquid X Huffing: the use of inhalants to get high: i.e. Paint, aerosol cans, glue, permanent mrkr More common in younger children (easy access) SSD: Sudden Sniffing Death-State of GA has tacked on laws in ref. to Huffing if they think youre under the influence) Note terms: Addiction Tolerance Dependency Withdrawal Symptoms...
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