Hypnosis & Drugs

1. Keeping in mind that Americans spend about 50$ billion annually on illegal drugs, what is your position on their legalization?

2. Why don't most Americans think that caffeine & nicotine are drugs that can be addictive?

3. Why do you think that our brains manufacture their own morphine like chemicals, called endorphins?

4. Why is there a long history of people's use of hallucinogens in religious ceremonies?

5. Why are there such striking similarities in the development of alcoholism across different cultures?

6. Can you think of reasons a 17-week course in drug abuse prevention might not be effective for adolescents?

7. Why are individuals who have been successfully treated for drug abuse so often tempted to relapse & use drugs again?

Topics in Psychology
Robert C. Gates
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.  -- Freud