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What is a hallucinogen? Name three commonly used hallucinogens
Hallucinogens are drugs that cause profound distortions in a user's perceptions of reality. Users often see images, hear sounds, and feel sensations that seem real but do not exist. Some hallucinogens produce rapid, intense mood swings. [ Hallucinogens initiate their effects by disrupting the interaction of nerve cells and the neurotransmitter serotonin. The most common hallucinogens are LSD (an
abbreviation of the German words for "lysergic acid diethylamide"), PMA, 2 C-B, peyote, and certain varieties of mushrooms. ]
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