Ecstasy (Drugs: The Straight Facts)

Ecstasy (Drugs: The Straight Facts)

Language: English

Pages: 112

ISBN: 0791076334

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Read about the chemical nature of ecstasy and why it is becoming the drug of choice for young adults. Drugs are everywhere--on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools--but straight facts about drugs are not. Drugs: The Straight Facts fills this void with candid discussions that emphasize a historical and scientific approach to learning about drugs.

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rather than in school. Currently, the NHSDA survey is taken via a computer survey for drug-related questions. Though there are some inherent limitations in its method-ology, as compared to the MTF survey and others not conducted in-home where teens might be timid to reply truthfully, NHSDA is considered to be a very reliable study and its results highly representative of actual drug use. The NHSDA was conducted periodically from 1971 and annually since 1990. It is interesting to note that,

approaches her, tells her to “try this.” “What’s this?” she asks. But without even waiting for an answer, “Sure,” she says. “Whatever. Just give it to me. I don’t care. A pill’s a pill, right?” Hannah swallows it. Forty-five minutes later, Hannah wakes up somewhere — not the rave — blinded by the glaring white lights overhead. She can barely make out a man’s face in front of her. He’s saying something to her, but it’s all fuzzy and she can’t understand him. Teenage Trends and Attitudes Hatzidimitriou, G, U.D. McCann, and G.A. Ricaurte. “Altered Serotonin Innervation Patterns in the Forebrain of Monkeys Treated with (±)3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine Seven Years Previously: Factors Influencing Abnormal Recovery.” Journal of Neuroscience 19: 1999, 5096-5107. Hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs. S. Hrg. 107-154. Ecstasy use rises: what more needs to be done by the government to combat the problem?

the State University of New York at Buffalo. He studied in the United Kingdom and earned his B.Sc. degree in chemistry from the University of Southampton and a Ph.D. degree in chemistry at the University of Hull. Following post-doctoral work at the University of Ottawa in Canada and the University of London in the United Kingdom, he assumed a position at the School of Pharmacy at Buffalo. He served as Chairman of the Department of Biochemical Pharmacology from 1971 to 1985 and as Dean of the

trouble thinking about anything other than getting more Ecstasy and breaking free of the depressing feelings. In essence, Ecstasy feeds its own use; it brings on a depression that makes people feel like they need more Ecstasy in order to free themselves from that very depression. People also describe serious body pain during the “crash.” Their whole body aches and seems to hurt. The pain is often most intense in people’s jaws. Between the depression and physical aches of Ecstasy use, many

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