Signs, Withdrawal Timeline & Treatment
Content Overview: LSD, the common name for lysergic acid diethylamide, aka “Acid”, is a hallucinogenic drug that produces powerful effects such as altered perceptions of reality as well as visual and auditory hallucinations. Abusing LSD can cause serious damage to the brain as well as severe long-term mental effects. Contact South Coast Counseling for a new experience in addiction treatment. Take back control of your life today.
LSD, formally known as lysergic acid diethylamide, is most commonly referred to as acid. It is a psychedelic drug that is known for its psychological effects. Discovered by a chemist in the late 1930s, LSD continues to be one of the most sensationalized drugs.
Is LSD addictive? No, it is not addictive but its continued abusecan be dangerous. It is one of the most potent chemicals that changes moods. The results depend on the size of the dose, but the average “trip is around 12 hours. People continue to use the drug because they like the affects, or the hallucinations caused by the drug.
Hallucinogens have been abused for decades. LSD is available in many forms, liquid, capsules and tablets. It distorts the perception of reality, resulting in hallucinations. These hallucinations may result in seeing bright colors, unrealistic shapes or people who look out of the ordinary.
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SIGNS & SYMPTOMS
behavior including risky situations.
including auditory and visual depictions.
quickly shifting from one mood to another.
user has an altered perception of reality.
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Those who use acid may experience flashbacks, which are memories of past experiences using the drug. While it is not addictive, users can build up a tolerance requiring larger doses in order to attain the desired results from the drug.
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