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Eight years, fluctuating by way of mere deci-mals from 12 months to 12 months. Findings from the 2001 MTF survey let us know extra particularly approximately LSD and MDMA developments between 10th and 12th graders: Lifetime use • From 1997 to 2001, the variety of adolescents who used any hallucinogen (with the exception of MDMA) once or more gradually diminished (from 15 to twelve. eight percentage for 12th graders, and from 10. five to 7. eight percentage for 10th graders). • In 2001, approximately an identical percent of 12th graders attempted LSD and MDMA at least one time (11 percentage used LSD and 12 percentage used MDMA). Teenage developments and Attitudes sixty nine • among 1997 and 2001, the variety of 12th graders who used MDMA at least one time grew by means of 70 percentage (from seven to twelve percent). • In 2001, the proportion of 12th graders who had used LSD once or more was once just like the share who used it in 1975 (10. nine as opposed to eleven. three percent). This quantity trended gradually downward through the Eighties, after which started to upward thrust considerably through the early Nineteen Nineties. the superiority of lifetime LSD use peaked in 1997, with the fashion at present in a sluggish decline. Past-year and past-month use • because the early Nineteen Nineties, expanding numbers of highschool seniors have attempted psychedelic mushrooms. In 1992, zero. 2 percentage of highschool seniors had attempted mushrooms at least one time long ago 12 months; in 1997, that expense elevated to approximately one percentage. through 2001, it shot as much as four. nine percentage. • In 2001, forty percentage extra 12th graders selected Ecstasy over LSD at least one time some time past 12 months (9. 2 percentage attempted MDMA; 6. 6 percentage attempted LSD). extra 12th graders are at present experimenting with MDMA than with LSD. • In 2001, 6. 6 percentage of 12th graders attempted LSD, yet in simple terms 2. three percentage used it some time past month. With MDMA, nine. 2 percentage attempted it in 2001, yet in simple terms 2. eight percentage used it long ago month. Few children appear to use both MDMA or LSD in a widespread, per thirty days manner, yet fairly appear to scan on extra of an occasional foundation. • among 1997 to 2001, use of MDMA by way of 12th graders in the prior month elevated seventy five percentage from 1. 6 percentage to two. eight percentage. even though, past-year and past-month use of LSD between 10th and 12th graders has proven a gradual decline over the five-year interval. a few specialists hypothesize that Ecstasy is changing LSD because the 70 HALLUCINOGENS hallucinogenic “drug of choice,” accounting for LSD’s decline in recognition. • among 1997 and 2001, past-year use LSD diminished forty percentage in 10th graders (from 6. 7 to four. 1 percent), and 21 percentage in 12th graders (from eight. four to six. 6 percent). • among 1997 and 2001 MDMA elevated 60 percentage in 10th graders (from three. nine to six. 2 percent). most importantly, past-year use of MDMA in 12th graders elevated a whopping one hundred thirty percentage (from 4 to nine. 2 percentage) over the five-year interval. you will need to word that the hot sharp raises in Ecstasy use are displaying symptoms of slowing. among 2000 and 2001, there has been just a one percentage raise in 12th graders who used Ecstasy in the earlier yr; past-month use of Ecstasy truly reduced through approximately one percentage over that very same period of time.

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