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Effect of psychoactive drugs on animals

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Psychoactive drugs, such as caffeine, amphetamine, mescaline, LSD, marijuana, chloral hydrate, theophylline, IBMX and others, can have strong effects on certain animals. [1]

47 relations: Amphetamine, Antipsychotic, Araneus diadematus, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Benzedrine, Caffeine, Cannabis (drug), Caterpillar, Catnip, Chloral hydrate, Coffee borer beetle, Dolphins - Spy in the Pod, Drug-naïve, Emulsion, Flour beetle, Haloperidol, IBMX, Insect, Large milkweed bug, Larva, Long-term experiment, Lysergic acid diethylamide, Manduca sexta, Mealworm, Mescaline, Nepetalactone, Olanzapine, Oleic acid, Paralysis, Pesticide, Phytochemistry (journal), Plant, Psychoactive drug, Rat Park, Ronald K. Siegel, Science (journal), Slug, Snail, Tetraodontidae, Theophylline, Tremor, Vanessa cardui, Veronicella cubensis, Weird Nature, Xanthine, Zonitoides arboreus, Zoopharmacognosy.

Amphetamine

Amphetamine (contracted from) is a potent central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy, and obesity.

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Antipsychotic

Antipsychotics (also known as neuroleptics or major tranquilizers) are a class of psychiatric medication primarily used to manage psychosis (including delusions, hallucinations, or disordered thought), in particular in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and are increasingly being used in the management of non-psychotic disorders (ATC code N05A).

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Araneus diadematus

The spider species Araneus diadematus is commonly called the European garden spider, diadem spider, cross spider, or crowned orb weaver.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, similar to hyperkinetic disorder in the ICD-10) is a neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder in which there are significant problems with executive functions (e.g., attentional control and inhibitory control) that cause attention deficits, hyperactivity, or impulsiveness which is not appropriate for a person's age.

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Benzedrine

Benzedrine is the trade name of the racemic mixture of amphetamine (dl-amphetamine).

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Caffeine

Caffeine is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the methylxanthine class of psychoactive drugs.

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Cannabis (drug)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar is the common name for the larvae of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).

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Catnip

Nepeta cataria, commonly known as catnip, catswort, or catmint, is a species of the genus Nepeta in the family Lamiaceae, native to southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, central Asia, and parts of China.

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Chloral hydrate

Chloral hydrate is an organic compound with the formula C2H3Cl3O2.

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Coffee borer beetle

The coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei, is a small beetle native to Africa.

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Dolphins - Spy in the Pod

Dolphins - Spy in the Pod is a British factual television series that was first broadcast on BBC One on 2 January 2014.

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Drug-naïve

Drug naïvety is the physiological state of non-habituation or non-tolerance to either a specific drug or broader set of drugs related by pharmacological criteria.

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Emulsion

An emulsion is a mixture of two or more liquids that are normally immiscible (unmixable or unblendable).

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Flour beetle

Flour beetles are members of the darkling beetle genera Tribolium or Tenebrio.

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Haloperidol

Haloperidol, marketed under the trade name Haldol among others, is a typical antipsychotic medication.

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IBMX

IBMX, 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine, like other methylated xanthine derivatives, is both a.

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Insect

Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον, "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae.

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Large milkweed bug

The milkweed bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus, is a medium–sized hemipteran (true bug) of the family Lygaeidae.

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Larva

A larva (plural larvae) is a distinct juvenile form many animals undergo before metamorphosis into adults.

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Long-term experiment

A long-term experiment is an experimental procedure that runs through a long period of time, in order to test a hypothesis or observe a phenomenon that takes place at an extremely slow rate.

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Lysergic acid diethylamide

Lysergic acid diethylamide (or or), abbreviated LSD or LSD-25, also known as lysergide (INN) and colloquially as acid, is a psychedelic drug of the ergoline family, well known for its psychological effects - which can include altered thinking processes, closed- and open-eye visuals, synesthesia, an altered sense of time, and spiritual experiences - as well as for its key role in 1960s counterculture.

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Manduca sexta

Manduca sexta is a moth of the family Sphingidae present through much of the American continent.

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Mealworm

Mealworms are the larval form of the mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor, a species of darkling beetle.

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Mescaline

Mescaline or 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine is a naturally occurring psychedelic alkaloid of the phenethylamine class, known for its hallucinogenic effects similar to those of LSD and psilocybin.

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Nepetalactone

Nepetalactone is an organic compound, first isolated from the catnip (Nepeta cataria), which acts as a cat attractant.

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Olanzapine

Olanzapine (originally branded Zyprexa) is an atypical antipsychotic.

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Oleic acid

Oleic acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various animal and vegetable fats and oils.

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Paralysis

Paralysis is loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.

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Pesticide

Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying, or mitigating any pest.

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Phytochemistry (journal)

Phytochemistry is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering pure and applied plant chemistry, plant biochemistry and molecular biology.

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Plant

Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Psychoactive drug

A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood, or consciousness.

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Rat Park

Rat Park was a study into drug addiction conducted in the late 1970s (and published in 1980) by Canadian psychologist Bruce K. Alexander and his colleagues at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.

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Ronald K. Siegel

Ronald Keith Siegel (born 1943) is an American psychopharmacologist who was an associate research professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and is one of the world's top scientific journals.

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Slug

Slug is a common name for an apparently shell-less terrestrial gastropod mollusc.

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Snail

Snail is a common name that is applied most often to land snails, terrestrial pulmonate gastropod molluscs.

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Tetraodontidae

Tetraodontidae is a family of primarily marine and estuarine fish of the order Tetraodontiformes.

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Theophylline

Theophylline, also known as 1,3-dimethylxanthine, is a methylxanthine drug used in therapy for respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma under a variety of brand names.

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Tremor

A tremor is an involuntary, somewhat rhythmic, muscle contraction and relaxation involving oscillations or twitching movements of one or more body parts.

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Vanessa cardui

Vanessa cardui is a well-known colourful butterfly, known as the painted lady, or in North America as the cosmopolitan.

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Veronicella cubensis

Veronicella cubensis, common name the Cuban slug, is a species of air-breathing land slug, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Veronicellidae, the leatherleaf slugs.

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Weird Nature

Weird Nature is a 2002 British documentary television series produced by John Downer Productions for the BBC and Discovery Channel.

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Xanthine

Xanthine (or; archaically xanthic acid) (3,7-dihydro-purine-2,6-dione), is a purine base found in most human body tissues and fluids and in other organisms.

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Zonitoides arboreus

Zonitoides arboreus is species of small air-breathing land snail, a terrestrial pulmonate gastropod mollusk in the family Gastrodontidae.

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Zoopharmacognosy

Zoopharmacognosy is a behaviour in which non-human animals apparently self-medicate by selecting and ingesting or topically applying plants, soils, insects, and psychoactive drugs to treat or prevent disease.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effect_of_psychoactive_drugs_on_animals

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