Bad Trip

"Bad trip" is a colloquial term that refers to an unpleasant experience in response to psychoactive drugs, specifically psychedelics or hallucinogens such as Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) and cannabis. This drug-induced reaction ranges from feelings of anxiety and isolation to manifestations of extreme temporary psychosis characterized by loss of identity, paranoia, and emotional states of terror. In worst cases, some people who had a bad trip were hospitalized or imprisoned for being dangerously aggressive. One tragically unfortunate case is that of a government experiment; where Dr. Olson, a biochemist, committed suicide days after ingesting LSD.

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