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Methamphetamine

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Methamphetamine

  1. 1. METHAMPHETAMINE By: Evette Maria Deras, Deanna Chiang Fong, Michael Anthony Abala
  2. 2. HISTORY  Discovered in Japan on 1919  One of earliest uses was during World War 2  Created and cooked up in meth labs across the country  Reached a peak of 31 million prescriptions in U.S. in 1967  estimated 4.7 million Americans (2.1% of the U.S. population) have tried MA at some time in their lives
  3. 3. CLASSIFICATIONS  CNS(Central Nervous System) Stimulant
  4. 4.  Desoxyn  Crank  Meth  Christina  Tina  Ice  Speed  Geep NICKNAMES  Geeter  Getgo  Go Fast  Poor Man's Coke  Redneck Cocaine  Working Man's Cocaine  Trash  Garbage  Wash
  5. 5. EFFECTS  hallucinations  disorganized lifestyle  violent and aggressive behavior  permanent psychological problems  behavior resembling paranoid schizophrenia  poor coping abilities  disturbance of personality development  lowered resistance to illnesses  possible brain damage
  6. 6. ILLEGAL OR LEGAL?  Illegal
  7. 7.  Increased wakefulness  Increased physical activity  Decreased appetite  Aggressiveness  Paranoia  Anxiety  Confusion  Tremors  Irritability  Tooth Decay  Auditory hallucinations and delusions  Brain Damage  Liver Damage  Kidney Damage  Premature delivery when used during pregnancy LONG/SHORT TERM EFFECTS Short Term Effects Long Term Effects
  8. 8. COMMON TREATMENTS FOR ADDICTION Cognitive behavioral therapy-very general term for a classification of therapies with similarities
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY  http://www.montgomerycountytn.org/County/sheriff/meth/methHistory.aspx  Cocaine/Crack and Methamphetamine Lecture  http://www.thecyn.com/crystal-meth-rehab/street-names-methamphetamine.html  http://www.amphetamines.com/methamphetamine/index.html  http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/methnet/fightmeth/treatment.html

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