Compare depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens.

Drug Analysis

In this Assignment, you are going to compare depressants, stimulants, and hallucinogens. You are to identify one drug from each category (see examples below). In a minimum 4-page paper, you are to analyze and evaluate the differences between the drugs, including composition, manufacture/cultivation and how they are used. You will then provide an in-depth analysis of each drug’s physical and psychological effects on the human body. The analysis should include, at a minimum, drug ingestion, tolerance, and withdrawal symptoms and effects, as well as any medical uses for each drug. A sample of drugs listed in the three categories is shown below, but you may also choose a drug not on the list. Although this paper is on a topic of your choosing, it is recommended that if you identify and choose a drug not on the list below, you have it approved by the instructor prior to beginning the assignment to ensure the drug chosen is properly identified in its category. Depressants: Alcohol Barbiturates Benzodiazepines Fentanyl Heroin Methaqualone Morphine Opium Stimulants: Alcohol Barbiturates Benzodiazepines Fentanyl Heroin Methaqualone Morphine Hallucinogens: Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) Ecstasy (MDMA) Ketamine (Special K) Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) Mescaline Phencyclidine (PCP) Psilocybin & Psilocyn The paper will be a minimum of 4 pages of written text (the cover page and reference page do not count in the page minimum). The paper should also follow APA format.

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