Hallucinogens alter mood and perception. Commonly abused hallucinogens include LSD, PCP, MDMA, and hallucinogenic mushrooms. In 2008, there were 1.1 million current users of hallucinogens in the United States; use increased among youths 12 to 17 years old. Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is sold as tablets, capsules, or liquids. It is often added to absorbent paper and dosed in small, decorated squares. Users of LSD experience unpredictable sensations of sound, color, hallucinations, and delusions. Long-term consequences of LSD usage include flashbacks, depression, and long-lasting psychosis. Users of phencyclidine (PCP) may smoke, ingest, inject, or snort it to experience hallucinations. PCP use may cause violent behavior, anxiety, and paranoia.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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