It's a drug which can cause euphoria, which is described as:
1. A feeling of well-being, commonly exaggerated and not necessarily well founded. Something that gives a "high" feeling.
2. The pleasure state induced by a drug or substance of abuse.
Yup, Marvell is totally correct. A drug that is considered to be euphoric is also a drug that is considered to have a high addictive potential, and will therefore be scheduled as a controlled substance. Everything, except for Tramadol... which is just a weird drug altogether... and will probably be scheduled soon.
Euphoria is medically recognized as a mental/emotional state defined as a profound sense of well-being. Technically, euphoria is an affect, but the term is often colloquially used to define emotion as an intense state of transcendent happiness combined with an overwhelming sense of contentment.
Euphoria is generally considered to be an exaggerated physical and psychological state, sometimes induced by the use of psychoactive drugs and not typically achieved during the normal course of human experience. However, some natural behaviors, such as activities resulting in orgasm or the triumph of an athlete, can induce brief states of euphoria. Euphoria has also been cited during certain religious or spiritual rituals and meditation.
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