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Ecstasy. For my Biology coursework, I have chosen the highly debated topic of whether or not to make ecstasy readily available

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  • Essay length: 1920 words
  • Submitted: 27/12/2011
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Kerry jackson
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A good GCSE level report that outlines the effects of MDMA on the nervous system and gives a balanced account of potential benefits and side effects of MDMA use. To improve:
1)Explain how MDMA is thought to increase serotonin levels
2)Summarise how MDMA is thought to cause negative side effects
3)Provide references for all proposed 'advantages'
4)Give a reference list at the end. The references are meaningless without a list

Marked by teacher Kerry jackson 19/02/2012

The first 200 words of this essay...

Page 2 - Glossary

Page 3 - Introduction

Page 3 - What Is Ectasy

Page 3-4 - what does it do to you?

Page 4-5 - Negative effects of

MDMA

Page 6 - The Law on MDMA

Page 6-7 - Advantages and Disadvantages

Page 7 - Conclusion

Introduction

For my Biology coursework, I have chosen the highly debated topic of whether or not to make ecstasy readily available. In the Following Pages I will describe both sides of the argument, for and against legalising ecstasy. From both sides I will give my opinion and justify it in the conclusion.

What Is Ecstasy?

Often called the Designer drug or Ecstasy is a Class A drug, frequently used by Clubbers to stay awake and energetic to literally "dance the night away". Normally in a tablet when ingested would give the user the desired effect for 3-6 hours after the 30 minute wait for the drug to kick in, followed by a gradual cool-down.

On a more scientific term, Ecstasy is a synthetic chemical known as MDMA (methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine), or a combination of MDMA and MDA, which

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A good GCSE level report that outlines the effects of MDMA on the nervous system and gives a balanced account of potential benefits and side effects of MDMA use. To improve:
1)Explain how MDMA is thought to increase serotonin levels
2)Summarise how MDMA is thought to cause negative side effects
3)Provide references for all proposed 'advantages'
4)Give a reference list at the end. The references are meaningless without a list

Marked by teacher Kerry jackson 19/02/2012

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