Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and its types

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Drug Abuse by Mind Map: Drug Abuse

1. Stimulant Abuse

1.1. or uppers are substances that cause physical and psychological functions to speed up

1.2. most commonly abused drugs in the world

1.3. examples of this are crack cocaine, concerta, retalin, anabolic steroids and etc.

2. Hallucinogens

2.1. a psychotic agent which most likely cause hallucinations, perceptual anomalies and other substantial subjective changes in emotions, thoughts and consciousness

2.2. common types of hallucinogen are LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide), PCP (Phecyclidine), DMT(Dimethyltryptamine) and Mescaline

3. Sedative Abuse

3.1. Sedatives are prescribed for insomnia or anxiety and sleep disorders

3.2. they are typically used to make you feel more relaxed

3.3. most prescribed sedatives is benzodiazepines

4. Inhalants

4.1. It is taken by inhaling

4.2. huffing is the most commonly used method which is directly inhaling the substance from its container

4.3. Solvents, aerosol, nitrites and gases are examples of this

5. Narcotics

5.1. it usually produce analgesia (pain relief), narcosis and addiction.

5.2. Opio's one of the most used and abused narcotics

5.2.1. It is highly addictive that became a national crisis in United States