Wikia

Psychology Wiki

Changes: Extreme ecstasy

Edit

Back to page

(Created page with "==Social context== '''Extreme ecstasy''' is a relatively recent form of MDMA the drug known as '''ecstasy''' in which methamphetamine is added to MDMA and produces a [...")
 
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
==Social context==
 
==Social context==
'''Extreme ecstasy''' is a relatively recent form of [[MDMA]] the drug known as '''ecstasy''' in which [[methamphetamine]] is added to MDMA and produces a [[stimulant effect]]
+
'''Extreme ecstasy''' is a relatively recent form of [[Methylenedioxymethamphetamine]], (MDMA) the drug known as '''ecstasy''' in which [[methamphetamine]] (meth) is added to MDMA and produces a [[stimulant]] effect
   
 
The drug advisor to the US government John Walters coined the phrase “Extreme Ecstasy” when he stated:
 
The drug advisor to the US government John Walters coined the phrase “Extreme Ecstasy” when he stated:
Line 6: Line 6:
   
 
He goes on to say:
 
He goes on to say:
<BLOCKQUOTE>The dangerous poly-drug combination of methamphetamine and ecstasy can have severe health consequences, especially as both drugs have toxic effects on the brain. They both can interfere with the body’s ability to regulate temperature, leading to sharp increases in body temperature (hyperthermia), which can result in liver, kidney and cardiovascular system failure and death. The potential for a life-threatening or fatal overdose is also increased when meth-laced ecstasy is combined with alcohol. Recent laboratory research suggests that ecstasy and meth combinations may produce greater adverse neurochemical and behavioral effects than either drug alone.</BLOCKQUOTE>(cn)
+
<BLOCKQUOTE>The dangerous poly-drug combination of methamphetamine and ecstasy can have severe health consequences, especially as both drugs have toxic effects on the brain. They both can interfere with the body’s ability to regulate temperature, leading to sharp increases in body temperature (hyperthermia), which can result in liver, kidney and cardiovascular system failure and death. The potential for a life-threatening or fatal overdose is also increased when meth-laced ecstasy is combined with alcohol. Recent laboratory research suggests that ecstasy and meth combinations may produce greater adverse neurochemical and behavioral effects than either drug alone.</BLOCKQUOTE>{{cn}}
   
 
[[Category:Methylenedioxymethamphetamine]]
 
[[Category:Methylenedioxymethamphetamine]]

Latest revision as of 09:41, October 8, 2012

Social contextEdit

Extreme ecstasy is a relatively recent form of Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, (MDMA) the drug known as ecstasy in which methamphetamine (meth) is added to MDMA and produces a stimulant effect

The drug advisor to the US government John Walters coined the phrase “Extreme Ecstasy” when he stated:

This ‘extreme ecstasy’ is a disturbing development in what has been one of the most significant international achievements against the illicit drug trade.

He goes on to say:

The dangerous poly-drug combination of methamphetamine and ecstasy can have severe health consequences, especially as both drugs have toxic effects on the brain. They both can interfere with the body’s ability to regulate temperature, leading to sharp increases in body temperature (hyperthermia), which can result in liver, kidney and cardiovascular system failure and death. The potential for a life-threatening or fatal overdose is also increased when meth-laced ecstasy is combined with alcohol. Recent laboratory research suggests that ecstasy and meth combinations may produce greater adverse neurochemical and behavioral effects than either drug alone.
[citation needed]

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki