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The Effects of Drugs
All drug effects are related to:
The pharmacology or make up of the particular drug PLUS the amount taken, the quality or purity, how long a person has been taking the drug, whether it is taken in combination with other drugs.

The physiology of the person taking the drug, whether thay are male or female, their genetic make-up and family history of drug taking, whether thay are large or small, their tolerance and experience of the drug.

The personality of the person taking the drug, for example, whether they have psychological problems,have undergone recent trauma, or thrill seeking.

The social context in which the drug is taken, for example, whether the person taking the drug is alone, celebrating with others, or risk taking.

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The ways in which drugs can effect you

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