Ecstasy


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Ecstasy

(ˈɛkstəsi)
n. a hallucinogen similar to LSD. (Drugs.) Chemicals with names like “Ecstasy” are being put on the streets every day.
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No matter how subcultural theories are challenged, whether by a normalization perspective of drug use or by postmodern discourse that envisions a fracturing and fragmenting of youth culture, the subcultural perspective helps us to understand ecstasy use in contemporary society.
Drug suspects Lester Almalbez, 35, and Herald Penaflor, 26, are presented to members of the media along with the bottles of liquid ecstasy seized from the duo in Mandaluyong City.
smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur) New York Times that if they keep getting good results with Ecstasy, it will be a great use to treat PTSD, as it can be very hard to treat.
Last month three 12-year-old girls ended up in hospital after taking ecstasy tabs with cola at the Salford Shopping Precinct.
Use of ecstasy is tied with poly drug use and thus it makes sense to design interventions that address the problem of drug abuse in general.
The court heard he supplied Ecstasy at an 18th birthday party at the Silvestrian social club, in Vauxhall, on June 1 last year, where teenager Rose Farley, from West Derby, fell ill.
One year later, the team retested 43 people who had not used Ecstasy since being recruited, and 23 who had used 10 or more Ecstasy pills in that time.
And ecstasy could even influence the sex of a child - more boys are born to women who used the drug.
The researchers believe the increase in receptor numbers is the brain's attempt to compensate for a loss of serotonin caused by ecstasy.
We compare the influence of past and current treatment histories on the use of Ecstasy for self-medication in both diagnosed and treated and undiagnosed individuals in our analysis.
The University of Birmingham team has now adapted ecstasy to be 100 times deadlier to cancerous cells.
Lee Dunnachie, 22, and Steven Kelly, 19, died in separate incidents in Ayrshire after taking ecstasy six times stronger than normal.
Paul in Ecstasy does not fit either of these two extremes.
They found that those who died after taking ecstasy were younger and healthier than those who died after taking amphetamines.
People who take the illegal drug called ecstasy report feelings of great happiness or well-being while they're high, but those same people may be finding it hard to breathe when they sleep.