Hilary Hanson publicized that the police captures a fifteen year old male trying to fight a mail box, while under the influence of LSD. When the officers tried to seize and arrest the boy and put him into the police car, he began to express aggression to the officer (1). This is what is happening in the society today because of the drug called LSD. In the world today, some are trying to implement this drug into the therapy sessions because it can help with anxiety and fear of death. LSD being administered during therapy sessions can cause major problems as such as an increase in crimes and suicide in the United States, interference in the users social and family life, and causes brain damage and disorders, like schizophrenia.
LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is a hallucinogenic drug that when ingested can take one on a “trip” that causes a person to visualize and hear hallucinations in their surrounding that are not really there. This drug is one of the most popular hallucinogenic drugs next to magic mushrooms, DMT, and mescaline. “LSD was first synthesized by Swiss chemist, Albert Hoffman, on November 16, 1938” (Bellis, 1). LSD was brought to the United States from Switzerland because it was believed to have clinical use. It was not until the 1960s that the government of the United States declared that LSD was illegal (Bellis, 1). Even though it has been illegal for more than fifty years, many of the teens and adults today use it to have a “trip” for personal use. “The head of emergency service at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Gordian Fulde, said he had noticed a significant increase in the number of people presenting with side effects from synthetic drug over the past twelve months, particularly among teenagers and those in their ...
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