hallucinogen

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hallucinogen

any drug, such as LSD or mescaline, that induces hallucinations

hallucinogen

[hə′lüs·ən·ə·jən]
(pharmacology)
A substance, such as LSD, that induces hallucinations.
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The possible link between certain forms of prehistoric art and the use of psychedelic agents has been well described in the literature (Dronfield 1995; Lewin 1991; Dikov 1971; Howard 1957).
In the 1950s and later in the 1960s, when recreational use was ubiquitous, researchers found that psychedelic agents were beneficial in treating addiction, depression, anxiety, and existential difficulties.
A (The chief mechanisms of most antidepressants and anti-anxiety drugs lies in the serotonin pathwaya[bar]A as does the activity of many psychedelic agents, like mescaline, LSD and 'magic mushrooms'.