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Illegal Drugs Their effects on the bodyThere are many types of drugs and they have many different effects on the body Drugs can kill those abuse them in 3 different ways by overdose through side effects or bad reactions and as a means of committing suicide Some drugs may cause both murderous and suicidal behavior The hallucinogens especially PCP are infamous in this respect Valium has also been cited as producing unwanted suicidal thoughts in some people Drugs that affect mood and lesson self-control can lead to a lack of restraint that promotes suicidal behavior In this way many people who drink to excess become both depressed and reckless Chiles pg47Of course many people who use drugs will not become suicidal However the odds that a user will commit suicide rise with the degree of his or her drug abuse Various studies have pointed out that the rates for suicide and suicide attempts are between 5 and 20 times higher for drug abusers than for the general population Chiles pg47-48 Abusing any drug is of course harmful The only reason for doing so is to satisfy a self-destructive impulse For this reason many studies link the psychological and emotional characteristics of drug abusers with those of suicidal people Depression hopelessness and a negative attitude toward life are common in both groups It might be said that drug abusers are on a slow but relentless downhill slide while people committing suicide have chosen simply to jump off a cliff Chiles pg48PCP goes by many names- Angel Dust Crystal Peace Pill Loveboat and a Krystal Joint just to name a few Great Variety of names given to PCP reflects the great diversity of its effects While it can sometimes produce pleasurable feelings it can also create strange and unpleasant ones Carrollpg19PCP is considered to be taken in two different amounts a low dose 0-5 mg and a high dose 10 mg
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