Daily users of benzodiazepines are also at a higher risk of experiencing psychotic symptomatology such as delusions and hallucinations .  A study found that of 42 patients treated with alprazolam, up to a third of long-term users of the benzodiazepine drug alprazolam ( Xanax ) develop depression .  Studies have shown that long-term use of benzodiazepines and the benzodiazepine receptor agonist nonbenzodiazepine Z drugs are associated with causing depression as well as a markedly raised suicide risk and an overall increased mortality risk.  
Smoking or eating marijuana slows down your responses to sights and sounds, making you a dangerous driver. Marijuana makes you sleepy, distorts your sense of time and space, and hurts your ability to adapt to light and dark. It also lowers your ability to handle a quick series of tasks while driving. So a marijuana user�s biggest driving problem is unexpected events, such as a car approaching from a side street or a child running into the street. This poor reaction time is worse when you�re driving at night because marijuana also causes a severe loss of night vision.
One of the most prevalent outcomes of abortion is shame and guilt that the mother suffers, sometimes for years. This is the most common postabortion syndrome symptom. A study in 2004 showed that just over 50% of American women who have had an abortion felt it was wrong to do so (Coleman, 4). This indicates that they probably did not want to have an abortion in the first place. Because they believe they are doing something wrong, they will have difficulty talking about it. Many women hide this secret. This self-protective measure is self-defeating, women need support and help if they are going to heal from the devastating effects of an abortion, yet many of them are too ashamed to talk about it.