BENNY

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n. slang for amphetamine tablet, usually Benzedrine. Initially used as a bronchodilator and an appetite suppressant, it was further utilized as a euphoria-inducing stimulant which led to behavioral and neurological disorders.

BENNY: "Due to the risks posed by the free use of this stimulant, the benny has now become a prescription drug."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BENNY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/benny/ (accessed May 25, 2022).

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