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Do You Have to Learn How to Get High? » Sociological Images

Do You Have to Learn How to Get High? » Sociological Images | Kinsanity | Scoop.it

If you stop and think about it, alcohol is just the worst. Almost every one who drinks has experienced the pain of a mean morning hangover (at least once). Also, the experience of being drunk… why is that enjoyable? When drunk you slur your words, it’s hard to think straight, you’re liable to say or do something that will offend the people around you, and you can’t legally drive a car. Why does any of that sound like a good way to spend a Friday night?


To a sociologist, the reason people drink alcohol is that they have been socially taught to.

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Girl Chased By 'Giraffes' After Eating 'Portobello' Mushrooms, Says Police Blotter (And Facts About Shrooms)

Girl Chased By 'Giraffes' After Eating 'Portobello' Mushrooms, Says Police Blotter (And Facts About Shrooms) | Kinsanity | Scoop.it

A recent study by scientists at Imperial College London found that the psychedelic compound in shrooms, psilocybin, can help ease depression by reducing the activity of certain parts of the brain that are overactive in individuals with the illness. A 2011 study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine had similar findings, Time reported.

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Antipsychotic medication during pregnancy does affect babies, Monash University

Antipsychotic medication during pregnancy does affect babies, Monash University | Kinsanity | Scoop.it

A seven-year study of women who take antipsychotic medication while pregnant, proves it can affect babies.


The observational study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, reveals that whilst most women gave birth to healthy babies, the use of mood stabilisers or higher doses of antipsychotics during pregnancy increased the need for special care after birth with 43 per cent of babies placed in a Special Care Nursery (SCN) or a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), almost three times the national rate in Australia.

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