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LSD addiction: Introduction

LSD addiction: LSD addiction is the uncontrollable craving for LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) which is a hallucinogenic drug which is derived from a type of fungus. Although the drug is not technically classified as addictive as it doesn't cause drug-seeking behaviours but increasing tolerance to the drug means that increasing doses of the drug are required to achieve the desired effects. It causes a psychological addiction rather than a physical addiction. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of LSD addiction is available below.

Symptoms of LSD addiction

Treatments for LSD addiction

  • Behavioral therapy, counselling, support group
  • Recognition of the problem by the patient coupled with a desire for change
  • Detoxification and management of withdrawal symptoms - as an outpatient or inpatient depending on individual patient factors
  • Drug counselling
  • Psychotherapy - Cognitive Behavioural therapy, supportive therapy, analytical orientated therapy
  • more treatments...»

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LSD addiction: Complications

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Causes of LSD addiction

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LSD addiction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and LSD addiction

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More information about LSD addiction

  1. LSD addiction: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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