LSD Effects and Psychological Addiction

LSD is a psychotropic hallucinogenic drug that has been popular and present in the United States for many years.  Although LSD use does not result in extreme physical withdrawal symptoms, repeated use of the drug can lead to a very strong psychological dependence.

When an individual repeatedly abuses LSD, a short-term tolerance is quickly developed, causing users to have to take more and more of the drug each time they use it to obtain the same initial effects.  Repeatedly increasing the amount of LSD taken quickly reinforces a psychological addiction.  LSD abusers also often develop a psychological addiction as a means of escaping emotional stressors, psychological pain, or low self esteem.

As with any addictive substance, users of LSD feel after awhile that they can no longer function without the drug.  LSD is an incredibly powerful chemical compound, and even a very small amount creates significant changes in the brain’s chemical pattern and disrupts neurotransmitter levels. These powerful changes LSD addiction causes in the brain can bring on a slew of serious problems.

For individuals who are already dealing with underlying emotional or mental health issues, the repeated and intense effects of LSD abuse can aggravate and worsen the problems. There are many signs of LSD addiction, including paranoia, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, delusions, and erratic behavior.  Passages Malibu treats LSD addiction, and can help if you or someone you know is struggling.


Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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