Dissociative anesthetic drugs, or dissociative drugs, are a class of hallucinogens that distort one’s sense of time, vision, sound – and self.
Sovereign Health of Arizona provides women with treatment for dissociative drugs, utilizing cutting-edge and evidence based modalities as well as cognitive and alternative therapies.
Types of dissociative drugs include:
- Phencyclidine, or PCP
- Dextromethorphan, or DXM
- Salvia divinorum
Abusing Dissociative Drugs
Dissociative drugs make users experience a detachment from the reality that surrounds them. For some who have experienced severe trauma or have untreated and disturbing mental disorder, this escapist quality is enough to lure them into dissociative addiction.
Symptoms of Abuse
Physical effects of dissociative drugs include:
- Changes in sensory perception
- Feelings of detachment
- Increase in blood pressure, heart rate, respiration