Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Are Psychological And Physical Dependency Of The Drug Psilocybin

Share
1

1
What are the physical effects of drug addiction?

What are the physical effects of drug addiction?

Depends on the drug: Alcohol tends to affect every organ system. Narcotics tend to affect the brain (pain pathways) more. Stimulants such as Cocaine and amphetamines can affect the heart, brain, and circulation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
What are the physical and emotional effects of marijuana?

What are the physical and emotional effects of marijuana?

Cannabis: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. Fatigue, poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. Some people develop a dry mouth, have a rapid heart rate or may feel hungry. There can be far more effects if it is. ...Read more

3

3
What are some of the physical and social dangers of illicit (illegal) drug use?

What are some of the physical and social dangers of illicit (illegal) drug use?

Physical and social: From a physical aspect you could die. From a social aspect you could go to prison you are doing something illegal. Remember it does not mater what state law is - federal law is stricter. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
4

4
What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
What are the effects of physical and verbal abuse?

Abuse: Traumatic events leave consequences on victim, depending on extent and duration of abuse, such as mood disorder, anxiety, personality changes or post-traumatic stress. ...Read more

5

5
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

6

6
What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

What are the physical effects of steroid abuse?

Steroid abuse: It depends on the steroid. Pleas to to wikipedia or uptodate.co, for good details. ...Read more

7

7
What are the social consequences of drug addiction?

What are the social consequences of drug addiction?

Many: Loss of individual productivity, disruptions of the family unit causing society to support the family, behavioral consequences to the addicts family , criminal consequences, the least of which are thefts, murders, etc. Most serious is the loss of life from unintended overdoses with multiple other consequences. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

What are some of the health effects of amphetamine abuse?

Amphetamine abuse: Health risks of amphetamine abuse include hypertension, tachycardia, heart disease, increased risk of stroke from intracerebral bleed, and death. If you just look at the mental health realm: psychosis, paranoia, depression, suicidal behavior, violence, delusions, hallucinations. ...Read more

9

9
Doctors, what are the after effects of physical abuse?

Doctors, what are the after effects of physical abuse?

There are a: Variety of effect from physical abuse. Mistrust of others, strong startle response, flashbacks, low self esteem, etc. Please see a mental health professional. We can do more to help these days than in the past. Peace and good health. ...Read more

10

10
What are the physical effects of chronic stress?

What are the physical effects of chronic stress?

Chronic Stress: Chronic stress can lead to a depressed immune system, increased belly fat, increased blood sugar, hair loss, and memory loss to name a few. ...Read more

11

11
What are the biochemical effects of drug addiction on brain?

What are the biochemical effects of drug addiction on brain?

Affects judgement: Addiction to stimulants "is often linked to excessive risk taking, sensation seeking, and impulsivity, but in ways that are poorly understood, " write dalley and colleagues. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

What are the risks to preteens of drug and alcohol addiction?

Below: Younger brains will have more pronounced neurotransmitter effect when exposed to the same amount of drug, which will lead to more significant establishment of cravings in persons who are more impulsive. Since brains are still developing, one may be moe likely to see long eterm neurological deterioration. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What about the stories of addiction surrounding opiates? Is there a difference between physical dependence and addiction?

Yes: Physical dependence involves use to avoid withdrawal both physiologic and substance dependent without compulsive, lack of control behavior. You can have dependence without addiction. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

What are some of the detrimental physical & psychological side effects of bulimia nervosa?

Side effects: A short list would be rupture of the esphagus from induced vomitting, low potassium from vomiting and weakening of the tooth enamel from the stomach acid.There are more, the most serious is death. Psychological risks are a worsening of the condition and not treating co-morbid depression and anxiety. A more complete list requires professional consultation. ...Read more

16

16
What are general symptoms of drug addiction (opioid)?

What are general symptoms of drug addiction (opioid)?

Craving for drug: An intense craving for the drug of choice that becomes a greater focus in ones life than friends, family, or work. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
3 doctors agreed:
17

17
What are the long-term psychological effects of child abuse?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
3 doctors agreed:
What are the long-term psychological effects of child abuse?

Child abuse: High risk behaviors, Depression, Anxiety, Substance abuse, Eating disorders, etc. These vary based on age when abuse occurred, type of abuse, frequency & duration & relationship between abused & abuser. ...Read more

18

18
What are the major symptoms of heroin addiction?

What are the major symptoms of heroin addiction?

Step One of NA: We admitted we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable. For more information, you might consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous or visit their web site at na.Org. ...Read more

19

19
What are the core symptoms of dependence v addiction?

Addiction dependence: Dependence is often used interchangably with addiction. However, addiction implies uncontrolled use of a substance along with the typical tolerance and withdrawal symptoms of dependence. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What are the symptoms of addiction to social media?

Troubles from it: Similarly to other addictions, you have it if you do it instead of doing other important things, if you think about it all the time, if you cannot stop doing it even though you realize it is detrimental., etc etc. Also, if you are irritable after spending time doing this. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer