How Social Situations Influence LSD Addiction

How Social Situations Influence LSD Addiction

LSD is a hallucinogenic drug. This form of drug alters the user’s perception, thoughts, and feelings.[1] LSD is made from ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.[2] It is important to note that LSD has no medical purpose and is illegal. Although LSD is not physically addictive, it can be psychologically harmful. An LSD […]

Financial Loss and LSD Addiction

Financial Loss and LSD Addiction

Money is one of the most common stressors in life. Even though money can’t buy happiness, it can cause a great deal of stress in your life. Individuals who struggle with financial loss can be more vulnerable to developing an LSD addiction. For example, after the loss of a job or a costly accident stress […]

Plastic Surgery and LSD Addiction

Plastic Surgery and LSD Addiction

Plastic surgery can lead to the development of an addiction, and it can also be the result of addictive thinking and issues related to addiction. Furthermore, persons voluntarily receiving plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures are more likely to have serious body-image issues or self-image issues that increase their risk for substance abuse and addiction. LSD […]

How Others Influence Your LSD Use

How Others Influence Your LSD Use

Drug use, especially use of hallucinogens like LSD, is intertwined with social interactions. A group of friends who experiments with drugs encourages each other to keep using, as a way of maintaining social bonds and acceptance. Beyond the influence of drug-using friends, families with a history of addiction also subconsciously influence members to seek out […]

Negative Life Events and LSD Addiction

Negative Life Events and LSD Addiction

Addiction is often fueled by an intense emotional need to escape painful life events and stressors. One of the most basic needs of the brain is to feel relaxed, rewarded and at peace. Drugs such as the hallucinogen LSD offer a short-lived escape from the following negative life events: Unemployment or struggles in the workplace […]

Inner City LSD Use

Inner City LSD Use

According to the National Drug Intelligence Center, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is a synthetic drug that has been abused for its hallucinogenic properties since the 1960s. LSD produces delusions and visual hallucinations that distort the user’s sense of time, place, perceptions, and identity. Some people who abuse LSD can have terrifying experiences. LSD has been […]

Hepatitis and LSD Abuse

Hepatitis and LSD Abuse

Hepatitis is often associated with drug use that involves sharing needles, such as heroin use, but there is a relationship between hepatitis and LSD abuse that must be addressed as well. Abusing LSD not only increases your chances of contracting hepatitis, but can also make your hepatitis symptoms worse. In order to avoid contracting hepatitis […]

Grief and LSD Addiction

Grief and LSD Addiction

People often hope for the best, but life’s many twists and turns often yield tragedy. Anything from losing a loved one, a serious accident, becoming unemployed, experiencing a break-up and more can all cause someone to feel grief, which she may medicate with LSD. This is a dangerous practice that requires immediate help, so do […]

Cultural Issues Related to LSD Addiction

Cultural Issues Related to LSD Addiction

One aspect of culture closely related to drug use is popular culture. American popular culture embraced and glorified LSD use in the 1960s. LSD entered song lyrics, was found at festivals and events and become a common recreational drug. Its surge in use and popularity led to the first laws banning its use. This ban […]

LSD Dependence after Surgery

LSD Dependence after Surgery

In September 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opened the door once again for end-of-life clinical research using LSD, signaling a renewed interest in other therapeutic uses for the drug. However, the research has been targeted for treating addiction and depression and stopping cluster headaches. Why People Use LSD LSD is a hallucinogenic drug […]