psychedelic drug


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Noun1.psychedelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiencespsychedelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
mescaline, peyote - the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons
angel dust, phencyclidine, phencyclidine hydrochloride, PCP - a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen
psilocin, psilocybin - a hallucinogenic compound obtained from a mushroom
consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
salvinorin - a hallucinogen obtained from Salvia divinorum
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The study concluded that the psychedelic drug significantly enhanced the creative process, as assessed by psychological testing, subjective reports, and the practical applicability of the solutions participants came up during the experiment.
Attempting to relate the weird parallels between that morning and this one, he says, "It's only under the effect of a really potent psychedelic drug where you have that moment of deja vu when it's like, 'Oh man, I've totally dreamed this before.'" Palomo has definitely developed a gift far making song sense of multiple brain exposures.
LSD proved to be 1,000 times stronger than mescaline, the previously most famous psychedelic drug which was described by Huxley in The Doors of Perception (itself inspiring Jim Morrison's band The Doors).
Pinchbeck thinks almost all the phenomena he discusses--including the calendar (our Gregorian one, for reasons this reader found very hard to understand, is held responsible for a lot of our spiritual/cultural crises), his trips on the psychedelic drug ayahuasca, and various ancient cultures' prophecies--suggest a rapidly approaching apocalypse.
As well as telling people how to take the psychedelic drug Ketamine, a horse tranquilliser, and to wash your nose after snorting cocaine, the booklet went on to tell readers how best to take drugs without leaving forensic evidence for police.
New research has suggested that the effects of a powerful psychedelic drug called DMT are similar to a near death experience.
In contrast with these findings of links between psychedelic drug use and crime, the data also showed "lifetime illicit use of other drugs was, by and large, associated with an increased odds of these outcomes." However, drug distribution was the one activity that was associated with increased odds across lifetime users of drugs, irrespective of what drug it was, whether psychedelic or not.
I refer to the growing popularity of the use of a relatively new psychoactive or psychedelic drug called Ayahuasca, or 'vine of the soul.'
Our study assessed a toted of 667 psychedelic drug users, other drug users, and drug nonusers by online questionnaires.
ALTHOUGH THE religious use of mushrooms containing the psychedelic drug psilocybin dates back thousands of years, early practitioners were not familiar with controlled, double-blind experimental methods.
The guide features advice such as washing your nose after snorting cocaine and avoiding food before taking the psychedelic drug ketamine, originally a horse tranquilliser.
Ceon Broughton, of Enfield, north London, appeared at Winchester Crown Court yesterday, accused of supplying the psychedelic drug to her.