date rape drug

date rape drug2016-12-27T21:50:11+00:00

date rape drug

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Definition Date rape drug is a popular name for any agent* used for drug-facilitated sexual assault

*In particular, Rohypnol/flunitrazepam, which is 10-fold more potent than Valium as a sedative hypnotic, GHB–gamma-hydroxybutyric acid, and alcohol, which has a long tradition for its ability to reduce sexual inhibitions.

Features, date rape drugs Sedative, hypnotic, dissociative, and/or amnesiac effects

Comment The name derives from the drug’s ability to reduce a woman’s inhibitions and defences, allowing another to make unwanted sexual advances.

Synonym Predator drug  

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_rape_drug

 

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