Is LSD classified as a Stimulant, Depressant, Hallucinogen or Narcotic?

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Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) was first synthesized in 1938 by A. Hoffmann. It is a Hallucinogenic drug. It acts on serotonin receptors in the brain and produces hallucinations with vivid colors.

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The following chart shows several drugs and the categories they belong to :

The opioid drugs (opium, morphine, heroin) are sometimes classified as narcotics.