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Psilocybin Project-Gissell & Zenia
Transcript of Psilocybin Project-Gissell & Zenia
Mrs. Beadle 4th How is this drug abused? Once you stop using Psilocybin: Physical Health Affects: Group
Participation: Works Cited Page Treatments: How it affects the Brain: Most Popular During: affects the central
nervous system how? Streetnames: Legal Penalty
for possession/use of: The controlled
substance category is: Origin of Psilocybin: Magic Mushroom
Schedule 1 drug Those found in possession of Psilocybin, magic mushrooms, could face up to seven years in prison. Users can lose driver's licenses, federal college loans, and may also face stiff fines. It decreases blood flow, relative to placebo, in many areas of the brain.
The lower the blood flow, the more intense the subjective experience. its was popular during 2002 by young adults of the age of 18. Psilocybin has no physical addiction. It known that any substance can be addictive, to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the person using it. It's accepted among treatment professionals that the addiction, whether physical or psychological, is the problem, not the specific substance.
if help is need call any treatment place for example:
http://www.justice.gov/archive/ndic/pubs6/6038/index.htm this drug is an alkaloid that comes from
certain types of mushrooms,
commonly from the mexican
mushroom. Psilocybin may be brewed as a tea or added to other foods to hide their bitter flavor. Others coat the mushrooms with chocolate which also masks the flavor and disguises the mushrooms as candy. When the mushrooms are ingested, the body breaks down the psilocybin to produce psilocin. Psilocybin
ingested orally. Hallucinogen.
Psilocybin enters the central nervous system and disrupts the levels of serotonin in the brain and body. In normal balance, serotonin controls moods, regulates anxiety, and helps the brain process information from the five senses. When a person eats a psilocybin, the psilocybin activates serotonin receptors in the place of serotonin which brings on changes in perception and mood swings. It can cause tremors, nausea, and sleeplessness. Nothing really happens because this dug is not addicting so if you plan on stopping the use of psilocybin, there aren't really any withdrawl symptoms. Psilocybin's affects towards someones physical health is that you get weak, sleepy, droopy, and not only but you start seeing things which are not really there. We split the group work 50/50:
6 questions/facts/slides each
Group work on poster