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There’s nothing glamorous about drug use, as most of us realize eventually. You may have heard stories about famous people who use drugs to party or get through life, but many of them sadly end up dying before their time. Still not convinced? Here is a list of actors and actresses who died of drug overdoses. Marilyn Monroe – Her death, due to an overdose of sleeping pills, was ruled as a “possible” suicide. John Belushi – Died in 1982 after injecting a speedball – a mixture of cocaine and heroin. River Phoenix – Died of a heroin overdose while […]
Imagine feeling on top of the world with a rush of seemingly endless energy, only to crash to the depths of despair and emotional pain a few days later. And now imagine trying to live your life during all this. Is it any wonder so many people with bipolar disorder also develop an addiction? The connection is so strong and the personal stories can be devastating. Tragically, this wildly swinging mood disorder can lead to suicide. You may very well know someone like this – someone who may need complete drug rehab treatment and a new chance at life.
Schizoaffective disorder is an unusual and commonly misdiagnosed condition. Because of the mixture of symptoms, doctors and mental health professional often catch just the schizophrenia or just the mood disorder. It can take some time to really sort out all the symptoms and make a proper diagnosis.
The drugs that are included in the term “hallucinogens” are many and each one manifests differently in the user. That is, depending on whether the user is taking acid or LSD, PCP or K, you will notice different symptoms of drug use.