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Phencyclidine (PCP). ABC XYZ Period 1. This presentation will include…. The type of drug The category of the drug Nicknames How its taken Side effects Dangers Statistics Interesting facts. Hallucinogens. This drug distorts or alter moods, thoughts and senses Delusions

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Phencyclidine (PCP)

ABC

XYZ

Period 1


This presentation will include…

The type of drug

The category of the drug

Nicknames

How its taken

Side effects

Dangers

Statistics

Interesting facts


Hallucinogens

This drug distorts or alter moods, thoughts and senses

Delusions

Hallucinations

Stimulations

Impaired judgment and reasoning

Five senses may become intensified or mixed-up


Category:

This drug is an illegal drug unless you are involved in drug research

Not legal for medical use


Nicknames

PCP

Angel dust

Ozone

Wack

Tic-tac

Crystal

Rocket fuel


How is the drug taken?

Tablets

Colored powder

Capsules

Snorted

Smoked

Eaten

Injected


Effects

People who take this drug feel stronger and more powerful when high on the drug

Vomiting

Drooling

Increased breathing rate

Stronger blood pressure/pulse

sweating


Dangers

Memory loss

Speech

Difficulties

Depression

Weight loss


Statistics

In 2008 99,000 Americans age 12 and older had abused PCP at least once a year

1.1% 12 graders abused at least once a year


% of 12th Graders Who Have Used PCP Sometime During Their Lifetime


Interesting Facts

Effects last 4-6 hours

In the 1960s it was known as a street drug but now its known as a club drug

It was used as an anesthetic because of its numbing effect in the 1950s


PCP STORY

A 26-year old mother, Hope Brodie, used a pot to cook an illegal drug, PCP.Then the next day, a relative used the same pot to cook her 5-year-old girl's meal. The girl had to be hospitalized.


Work Cited

http://www.healthunit.org/alcoholdrug/drugs/pcp.htm

http://www.addictionsearch.com/treatment_articles/article/pcp-addiction-is-making-a-dangerous-comeback_98.html

http://www.enotes.com/pcp-phencyclidine-reference/pcp-phencyclidine#law

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_dust

http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/pcp.html

http://www.drugfree.org/drug-guide/pcp

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/224252.php

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2589/does-pcp-turn-people-into-cannibals


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