Behavior Characteristics of Meth Addicts and Crystal Meth Users
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Below is a list of the most common crystal meth user behaviors.

  • Often crystal meth users will have jumpy eyes. This term describes how an user's eyes will tend to jump around and flit from side to side.
  • Many times crystal meth users have a loss of interest in normal activities, food, water, sex, sleep.
  • Crystal meth users will do what is referred to as "Tweaking" or "Geeking". What these terms mean is to do something for hours on end over and over again. For example a girl fixing her hair for 7 hours; or walking around a shopping store for 9 hours.
  • Sketched out is a term used to describe agitated, nervous, moody, irritable, and aggressive behavior.
  • Often crystal meth users experience severe symptoms of sleep deprivation: hallucinations, delusions, extreme paranoia, violent outbursts.
  • Many times tweakers may have an unpleasant chemical body odor.
  • Crystal meth withdrawal behavior is often characterized by constant jitteriness, listlessness, and/or severe depression.
  • Meth users will do stupid things for hours on end without really accomplishing anything.
  • Meth users will hallucinate and may have delusional conversations with no one.
  • Meth users can become agitated and get into fights over minor things.
  • Meth users often commit crimes of opportunity when tweaking.
  • Meth users may scratch themselves or pick at JIB sores until they become infected.
  • Meth users may smell bad from chemical residue coming out of their pours.
  • Meth users may get so paranoid from sleep deprivation that they can be afraid to go out.
  • Meth users may crash and wake up in strange places with strange people.
  • Meth users may hangout with other people who they wouldn't go near if straight.

Behavior Characteristics of Meth Addicts and Crystal Meth Users
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