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Can lsd cause psychosis?

Can lsd cause psychosis?

LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange feelings & strong emotions are common. U can experience panic, confusion, sadness & scary images. It can affect your judgment & your behavior can get out of control. Your pupils dilate, your heart rate & blood pressure increase. You shake, sweat, can't sleep. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Psychotic (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


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Tried several drugs including pot, coke, lsd, etc, when teenager in the 70's. Quit easily and had no desire. Why not an addict yet some are?

Tried several drugs including pot, coke, lsd, etc, when teenager in the 70's. Quit easily and had no desire. Why not an addict yet some are?

Atlhough it is : Not quite as simple as I am portraying the issue - some people have a genetic predisposition to addiction and others don't. ...Read more

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How dangerous is lsd?

How dangerous is lsd?

LSD: Lysergic acid diethylamide can lead to “bad trips”LSD may be associated with anxiety, depressive symptoms, pyschoses, tolerance& flashbacks. ...Read more

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What is an lsd trip like?

What is an lsd trip like?

LSD: Risky since you can develop a "bad trip". Severe anxiety & delusions likely. ...Read more

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What are the physical effects of lsd?

What are the physical effects of lsd?

LSD: It is a hallucinogen. It alters your senses of time, space, & distance. U can hear colors or see sounds. The bad trip last @ 12 hours. Strange feelings & strong emotions are common. U can experience panic, confusion, sadness & scary images. It can affect your judgment & your behavior can get out of control. Your pupils dilate, your heart rate & blood pressure increase. You shak ...Read more

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What are the differences between lsd and 2cp?

LSD/2c-b: Both are psychedelic drugs. The 2c-b is used as an aphrodisiac & has fewer side-effects. ...Read more

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What are the differences between mushrooms and lsd?

Different chemicals: they're different chemically - so they do different thinngs pn a molecular level. How you, personally, react wouold be hard to guess. Some people report good outcomes - some report psychosis - some inbetween. I don't know how to anticipate the result in you personally. ...Read more

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Would it be possible for someone to die from taking lsd?

Would it be possible for someone to die from taking lsd?

Yes: But you know that already right? Its not common but why would you test the theory? Worse than dying, most substances just cause permanent changes in your brain which don't 'come out' or manifest themselves until you are older. Wait until you see the huge amount of new science/research on the effects of pot smoking especially in the age group of 15 to 25 year olds. Look at abam. ...Read more

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Had lsd triggered schizophrenia in me?

Had lsd triggered schizophrenia in me?

Yes, possible: in either case, you should see a psychiatrist. Obviously you are experiencing bothersome symptoms. Hopefully you will not use LSD or other recreational drugs in the future but since you are still having symptoms, you are more likely to get better faster with treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Writer
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Psychosis (Definition)

Psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) are major mental disorders that cause abnormal thinking. Psychotic people lose touch with reality and have symptoms of delusions and hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as thinking that a TV is sending you personal messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing, or feeling something that ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychoses (Definition)

Psychoses are mental health conditions where a person has a state of mind not in line with reality, and can include hallucinations (sights and sounds that are not truly occurring), delusions (false beliefs), and a lack of insight ...Read more