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  LSD - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
LSD is synthesized from lysergic acid derived from ergot, a grain fungus that typically grows on rye.
LSD first became popular recreationally among a small group of mental health professionals such as psychiatrists and psychologists during the 1950s, as well as by socially prominent and politically powerful individuals such as Henry and Clare Boothe Luce to whom the early LSD researchers were connected socially.
Dosages of LSD are measured in micrograms (µg), or millionths of a gram.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/LSD   (6744 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : LSD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LSD is synthesized from lysergic acid, derived from ergot, and is sensitive to oxygen, ultraviolet light, and chlorine, especially in solution.
LSD is typically delivered orally, usually on a substrate such as absorbent blotter paper, a sugarcube, or gelatin.
LSD binds to most serotonin receptor subtypes except for 5-HT and 5-HT The hallucinogenic effects of LSD are attributed to its partial agonist effects at 5-HT receptors.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /LSD   (4200 words)

D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is the most potent hallucinogenic substance known to man. Dosages of LSD are measured in micrograms, or millionths of a gram.
LSD is classified as a Schedule I drug in the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.
As a Schedule I drug, LSD meets the following three criteria: it is deemed to have a high potential for abuse; it has no legitimate medical use in treatment; and, there is a lack of accepted safety for its use under medical supervision.
www.streetdrugs.org /lsd.htm   (178 words)

 LSD Encyclopedia Article @ InnerMan.com (Inner Man)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some say chronic flashbacks are a manifestation of post-traumatic stress disorder, not directly related to LSD's mechanism, and vary according to the susceptibility of the individual to the disorder.
Several urban legends claim that intermittent flashbacks are the result of trace amounts of LSD or related chemicals being dislodged and released into the body after having been crystallized and stored in fat or spinal fluid cells.
However, there is no evidence for this and scientific research suggests that it is not the case; LSD (which is water soluble) is metabolized in the liver, as with many other drugs, and its metabolites are excreted normally in the urine.
www.innerman.com /encyclopedia/LSD   (6834 words)

 LSD Information from Drugs.com
LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide), first synthesized in 1938, is the most potent hallucinogen known to man. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.
LSD is sold under more than 80 street names including Acid, Blotter, Cid, Doses, Dots and Trips, as well as names that reflect the designs on the sheets of blotter paper.
The rate of current LSD use in 1996 for those aged 18 to 25 was 0.9 percent, and it was 0.8 percent for 12- to 17-year-old youths.
www.drugs.com /lsd.html   (878 words)

 Neuroscience for Kids - LSD
LSD was first synthesized from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.
LSD is water soluble, odorless, colorless and tasteless - it is a very powerful drug - a dose as small as a single grain of salt (about 0.010 mg) can produce some effects.
Controlled Substances Act of 1970 states that the mandatory penalty for possession of 1 gram of LSD is 5 years in prison.
faculty.washington.edu /chudler/lsd.html   (402 words)

 InfoFacts - LSD
LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is one of the major drugs making up the hallucinogen class of drugs.
Users refer to their experience with LSD as a "trip" and to acute adverse reactions as a "bad trip." These experiences are long; typically they begin to clear after about 12 hours.
LSD is not considered an addictive drug since it does not produce compulsive drug-seeking behavior, as do cocaine, amphetamine, heroin, alcohol, and nicotine.
www.nida.nih.gov /Infofax/lsd.html   (873 words)

 Erowid LSD Vault : FAQ
LSD typically causes early adrenergic effects such as sweating, nervousness, jaw grinding and insomnia which are easily confused with the side effects of amphetamine.
LSD is a crystalline solid (though it is unlikely that one would ever have enough to be visible to the naked eye) but it is easily water soluble, thus cannot form bodily deposits.
Because the "LSD psychosis" is not distinguishable from non-drug-induced psychosis, we have reasonable evidence to conclude that LSD was not the sole cause of psychosis.
www.erowid.org /chemicals/lsd/lsd_faq.shtml   (9379 words)

 AllRefer.com - LSD (Pharmacology) - Encyclopedia
LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide[lI´´sUr´jik, dI´´eth´ulumid, dI´´ethulam´id] Pronunciation Key, alkaloid synthesized from lysergic acid, which is found in the fungus ergot (Claviceps purpurea).
LSD is usually taken orally from little squares of blotter paper, gelatin "windowpanes," or tiny tablets called microdots.
The danger of LSD is that its effects are unpredictable, even in experienced users.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/L/LSD.html   (254 words)

 eMedicine - CBRNE - Incapacitating Agents, LSD : Article by C Crawford Mechem, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LSD is a white, odorless, crystalline material that first was synthesized by the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann in 1938.
LSD use is currently on the rise, and it has emerged as a rave party or club drug.
LSD frequently is sprayed onto small squares of paper (ie, “blotter acid") that are decorated with a variety of patterns.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic911.htm   (2860 words)

 LSD and Ego Death
At the time of this particular lecture, the agitation and legislation against LSD was well under way, and there seemed to be little promise for continued study of the drug-certainly private use and experimentation was legally out of the question.
LSD is not considered to be an addicting drug because it does not produce compulsive drug-seeking behavior like cocaine, amphetamines, heroin, alcohol, or nicotine do.
Pure LSD is a white, odorless crystalline powder that is soluble in water.
www.egodeath.com /lsd.htm   (3021 words)

The evidence of LSD advancing the onset of Schizophrenia is dubious, the research unclear in its use of controls, statistics and methodology.
Evidence that LSD is effective in facilitating therapeutic change is demonstrated in the literature by means of therapist's case reports, claims of improvement and by accounts of the patients involved.
This evaluation of the research literature suggests that to label flashbacks as 'adverse effects' of LSD is misleading, and not in accord with either the research or the explanatory theories in the literature.
www.maps.org /research/abrahart.html   (14550 words)

 LSD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
LSD is also sold as a ‘microdot’, a small resinous ball containing a high dose of LSD.
Although LSD usually takes effect within 30-60 minutes, it can take up to 90 minutes before the full effects are felt.
The LSD experience is greatly affected by the user's mindset, or how they feel when they take the drug, and the setting in which the user finds themselves
www.addaction.org.uk /Druginfolsd.htm   (670 words)

 Erowid LSD (Acid) Vault
LSD is the best known and most researched psychedelic.
The Pineal Gland, LSD and Serotonin - 1976
Psycholytic Therapy with MDMA and LSD in Switzerland
www.erowid.org /chemicals/lsd/lsd.shtml   (534 words)

 LSD - My Problem Child   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
2 LSD in Animal Experiments and Biological Research
LSD - My Problem Child ©1980 by McGraw-Hill
LSD, My Problem Child for their library are advised to
www.psychedelic-library.org /child.htm   (50 words)

 Auf Draht mit LSD
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www.lsdonline.de   (240 words)

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