All about Drugs prt3

All about Drugs prt3

ADVERSE EFFECTS:


MARIJUANA ABUSE:

Habitual Marijuana and Mandrax abuse have been linked to adverse psychological consequences such as insignificant psychological developement and negative social and work-related performance.

Habitual Marijuana abuse may also trigger the inception of schizophrenia in predisposed individuals. It may also intensify symptoms in users who present with psychotic turmoil.


MANDRAX:

As Mandrax acts as a CNS depressant, large doses may suppress the rate and depth of respiration, resulting in seizures, coma, and possibly even death.

Mandrax withdrawal symptoms is insomnia, muscle tremors, seizures, delirium and vomiting. Followed by psychological signs e.g. anxiety, irretability and depression.


METHAMPHETAMINE :

The use of methamphetamine increases energy and suppresses appetite.

Prolonged abuse of this drug may lead to psychotic behaviour including aggravated psychosis, visual and auditory, hallucinations and uncontrollable fits of rage that can lead to episodes of violence. Chronic uses develope sores on their bodies at times from scratching the "crank bugs" Extended use of Methamphetamine may result in anxiousness, hypersomnia, increased wakefulness, increased physical activity, decreased appetite, increased respiration, hyperthermia, and euphoria. Other CNS effects include paranoia, and aggressiveness. Hyperthermia and convulsions can result in death


ECSTACY:

Ecstacy can often create pain in both the mind and body of the user. It can disrupt brain chemistry and cause lasting phsycological damage. It has a powerful effect on emotional levels and cognition. Users can also present with enhanced levels of aggression and antagonism. As well as various phobias and negative feelings.

Ecstacy has also been reported as a date rape drug.


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