David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Doctors from London University have revealed details of what they believe is the largest amount of ecstasy ever consumed by a single person. Consultants from the addiction centre at St George's Medical School, London, have published a case report of a British man estimated to have taken around 40,000 pills of MDMA, the active ingredient in ecstasy, over nine years. The heaviest previous lifetime intake on record is 2,000 pills. Though the man, who is now 37, stopped taking the drug seven years ago, he still suffers from severe physical and mental health side-effects, including extreme memory problems, paranoia, hallucinations and depression. He also suffers from painful muscle rigidity around his neck and jaw which often prevents him from opening his mouth. The doctors believe many of these symptoms may be permanent.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
S. Matthew Liao (2011). Parental Love Pills: Some Ethical Considerations. Bioethics 25 (9):489-494.
Dan J. Stein (2008). Philosophy of Psychopharmacology: Smart Pills, Happy Pills, and Pepp Pills. Cambridge University Press.
Rich Masters & Jon Maxwell (2002). Was Early Man Caught Knapping During the Cognitive (R)Evolution? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (3):413-413.
Mark Walker (2007). Happy-People-Pills and Prosocial Behaviour. Philosophica 79 (1):93-11.
Cecilia Heyes (forthcoming). Where Do Mirror Neurons Come From? Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.
Yuri Krista (2003). Information-Hierarchical Organization of Mankind and Problems of its Sustainable Development. World Futures 59 (6):401 – 419.
Jill Marsden (2002). After Nietzsche: Notes Towards a Philosophy of Ecstasy. Palgrave Macmillan.
Mark Walker (2009). The Case for Happy-People Pills. Free Inquiry 29 (5):33-36.
Toby M. Pearce (2003). Did They Talk Their Way Out of Africa? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (2):235-236.
Michael Keating (2007). 4. The Strange Case of the Self-Dwarfing Man: Modernity, Magnanimity, and Thomas Aquinas. Logos 10 (4).
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads9 ( #148,126 of 1,096,453 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #231,754 of 1,096,453 )
How can I increase my downloads?