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HALLUCINOGENS KENDELL HODGDEN. DEFINE/ DESCRIBE HALLUCINOGENS DRUGS THAT DISTORT THE WAY YOU PERCEIVE REALITY HALLUCINOGENS DISRUPT THE NORMAL FUNCTIONING.

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1 HALLUCINOGENS KENDELL HODGDEN

2 DEFINE/ DESCRIBE HALLUCINOGENS DRUGS THAT DISTORT THE WAY YOU PERCEIVE REALITY HALLUCINOGENS DISRUPT THE NORMAL FUNCTIONING OF YOUR BRAIN, MAKING IT HARD TO THINK, COMMUNICATE AND FOCUS ON REALITY. PSYCHOSIS, PANIC ATTACKS AND DANGEROUS ACCIDENTS ARE ALL POSSIBLE RISKS OF TAKING THAT ONE "TRIP.(ABOVETHEINFLUENCE.COM) HALLUCINOGENS WORK BY DISRUPTING HOW YOUR NERVE CELLS AND THE NEUROTRANSMITTER SEROTONIN INTERACT THROUGHOUT THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD

3 IDENTIFY TYPES OF HALLUCINOGENS PSILOCYBIN LSD MESCALINE

4 STREET NAMES OF HALLUCINOGENS LSD (AKA: ACID, BLOTTER, CUBES, MICRODOT, YELLOW SUNSHINE, BLUE HEAVEN, CID) AN ODORLESS, COLORLESS CHEMICAL THAT COMES FROM ERGOT, A FUNGUS THAT GROWS ON GRAINS. MUSHROOMS (PSILOCYBIN) (AKA: SIMPLE SIMON, SHROOMS, SILLY PUTTY, SHERMS, MUSK, BOOMERS) PSILOCYBIN IS THE HALLUCINOGENIC CHEMICAL FOUND IN APPROXIMATELY 190 SPECIES OF EDIBLE MUSHROOMS. MESCALINE (AKA: CACTUS, CACTUS BUTTONS, CACTUS JOINT, MESC, MESCAL, MESE, MEZC, MOON, MUSK, TOPI) OCCURS NATURALLY IN CERTAIN TYPES OF CACTUS PLANTS, INCLUDING THE PEYOTE CACTUS.

5 NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS OF HALLUCINOGENS THE MAIN EFFECTS OF HALLUCINOGENS ARE CHANGES IN THE WAY YOU PERCEIVE THINGS WITH YOUR SENSES

6 PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF HALLUCINOGENS MUSCLES TWITCH FEEL WEAK FEEL NUMB PUPILS GET BIGGER SHAKE FEEL SICK OR VOMIT HEART BEATS FASTER BLOOD PRESSURE RISES BREATHE FASTER AND DEEPER THAN NORMAL COORDINATION IS POOR.

7 PSYCHEDELIC EFFECTS OF HALLUCINOGENS SEEING, HEARING, TOUCHING OR SMELLING THINGS IN A DISTORTED WAY OR THAT DON'T EXIST (YOU USUALLY KNOW THAT WHAT YOU ARE SENSING IS NOT REAL); INTENSE SENSORY EXPERIENCES (E.G. COLOURS BECOME VERY BRIGHT, SOUNDS BECOME SHARPER); MIXING OF THE SENSES (E.G. YOU 'HEAR' COLOURS OR 'SEE' SOUNDS); CHANGED SENSE OF TIME (E.G. MINUTES CAN SEEM AS SLOW AS HOURS, OR YOU CAN 'RE-LIVE' SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED A LONG TIME AGO); SPACE BECOMES DISTORTED STRANGE BODILY SENSATIONS (E.G. AS THOUGH YOU ARE FLOATING OR BEING PULLED DOWN BY GRAVITY, OR THAT YOU ARE BECOMING PART OF ANOTHER OBJECT); CHANGED AND INTENSE THOUGHTS EMOTIONAL SWINGS (E.G. CHANGE FROM INTENSE HAPPINESS TO DEEP SADNESS).

8 HEALTH RISKS SHORT TERM ANXIETY FEAR PARANOIA HALLUCINATIONS LONG TERM FLASHBACKS MENTAL DISORDERS DAMAGED MEMORY BAD CONCENTRATION

9 SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF ABUSE THERE IS LITTLE EVIDENCE THAT DEPENDENCE OR WITHDRAWAL SYNDROMES EXIST FOR HALLUCINOGENS

10 GROUP OR ACTIVITY DESIGNED TO HELP WITH RECOVERY OR TREATMENT OF HALLUCINOGENS ALCOHOL AND DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE (ADIS) IS A 24 HOUR CONFIDENTIAL TELEPHONE COUNSELLING SERVICE. PHONE (02) OR TOLL FREE

11 REFRENCES DRUG FACTS | HALLUCINOGENS. (N.D.). ABOVETHEINFLUENCE.COM. RETRIEVED MAY 7, 2013, FROM HALLUCINOGENS. (N.D.). NSW GOVERNMENT. RETRIEVED MAY 6, 2013, FROM


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