Depression continues to threaten humanity across the globe, with nearly half of the suicidal cases involving depressed individuals. The number of people having depressive episodes at least once a day continues to rise significantly, with the American adult population leading the pack.
Cocaine is a naturally occurring substance produced from the leaves of the coca plant. It belongs in a class of drugs known as stimulants, acting as a dopamine reuptake inhibitor, which directly affects the balance of neurotransmitters in the central nervous system. Like other stimulants, cocaine increases alertness and energy, and people under the influence of cocaine are often talkative, energetic and euphoric.