Lysergic acid diethylamide
lsd is the shorter name for a
lsd was investigated as an adjunct to psychiatric therapies for disorders such as alcoholism. currently, lsd is being investigated as a clinical tool for treating people with anxiety and depression associated with having a terminal illness. since there is no recognized medical use for lsd, its use in medicine is experimental. the vast majority of lsd use extramedical and thus considered "drug abuse" according to some definitions.