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Psychoactive Drugs

Psychoactive Drugs – A drug or other substance that affects how the brain works and causes changes in mood, awareness, thoughts, feelings, or behavior. Examples of psychoactive substances include alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, marijuana, and certain pain medicines. Many illegal drugs, such as heroin, LSD, cocaine, and amphetamines are also psychoactive substances. Also called psychotropic substance.


Psychedelics Albert Hoffman was a Swiss chemist who discovered the LSD molecule. He believed that the correct use of psychedelics could be a gift to… Read More »