Although originally designed to be used to treat psychiatric illnesses, LSD became a mainstream drug in the 1950s and '60s. What are the short- and long-term effects of its use?
- LSD is a hallucinogenic drug.
- LSD affects the human senses and produces visions in the user.
- LSD has long-term effects, which can be frightening and confusing.
- LSD was once used as medication for patients with mental illness.
LSD stands for Lysergic Acid Diethylamide.
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
It was originally produced from certain wild fungus.
As a drug it is a liquid, but it is usually transferred onto blotting paper.
In the 1950s and 60s, it was used in a number of countries as a medication for patients with mental illness.
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