Amphetamines are psychologically addictive because people become dependant on taking more to avoid feeling the down of withdrawal (got to keep that rush going or you’ll crash and burn!). If you suddenly stop using the drug, you end up feeling tired, sleepy, irritable, and depressed. The severity and length of time that you experience these effects vary depending on the degree of abuse.
What do amphetamines, tobacco (nicotine), diet pills, laxatives, steroids and diuretics all have in common? Answer: girls. Yes! They’re all used by adolescent girls who are trying to stay thin.