Ecstasy addiction: Introduction
Ecstasy addiction: An uncontrollable desire to use ecstasy on a regular basis. Chronic ecstasy use can lead to dependency in as little as two weeks. Ecstasy is a synthetic psychoactive drug often used as a recreational drug. Street names for the drug includes: XTC, Adam, Clarity, Lover's Speed, Hug, Beans and Love Drug. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Ecstasy addiction is available below.
Symptoms of Ecstasy addiction
- Increased body temperature
- Uncontrollable craving for ecstasy
- Obsessive thoughts about ecstasy
- Secrecy about ecstasy habit
- Excessive amount of money spend on ecstasy
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Treatments for Ecstasy addiction
- Cognitive behavioural therapy, Motivational therapy, Addiction treatment programs, Counselling
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Ecstasy addiction: Complications
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Causes of Ecstasy addiction
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Ecstasy addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Ecstasy addiction
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had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar seek help...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
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Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
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Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
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Ecstasy addiction: Rare Types
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Ecstasy addiction: Broader Related Topics
Types of Ecstasy addiction
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