Ecstasy Research Paper

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Ecstasy (also known as MDMA or Molly) is a drug that increases mood, an increase of energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory.
Ecstasy is usually sold in tablet or capsule form and some people get it in powder form because they think it seems more fun. Ecstasy is a manmade drug made in a laboratory. Makers can add anything they want in the drug such as caffeine, amphetamine, and even cocaine. Ecstasy is illegal and has effects almost like hallucinogens and stimulants. The pills are of different colors and sometimes marked with cartoon image.
Ecstasy increases the activity of the three brain chemicals: Dopamine, Norepinephrine, and Serotonin. Dopamine causes a surge in euphoria and increased energy and activity. Norepinephrine
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Social effects of ecstasy are nausea, muscle, cramping, fever, sweating, and chills, shacking and tremors, hallucinations, blurred vision, higher heart rate, increase in blood pressure, tension in mouth face and jaw, and feeling…show more content…
Ever since 2001 ecstasy has carried some of the harshest criminal penalties. Because it falls under the federal sentencing guidelines, each case varies considerably when it comes to a potential penalty. However, a conviction for ecstasy distribution or even possession will result in the possibility pf several years behind bars.
Academic issues: ecstasy causes poorer academic performance, tardiness, absenteeism, difficulty retaining information, forgetfulness, and poor memory
Social effects: ecstasy causes social effects like financial problems, become dependent on using ecstasy to enjoy social events, because use often it helps overcome anxiety, much of the credit for developing social skills is given to taking the pill, experience closeness in relationships only when getting high unable to transfer the experiences when sober, and ecstasy can become psychologically
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