The electronic records of all patients who presented between January 2013 and December 2014 to the outpatient or inpatient clinics of KAUH with clinical suspicion of food or inhalant
allergy were analyzed.
use is associated with numerous medical consequences; however, the most commonly reported are neurotoxicity and psychiatric issues (Bowen, Batis, Paez-Martinez & Cruz, 2006; Kurtzman, Otsuka & Wahlet, 2001; Lubman et al.
The link between inhalant
abuse and psychosocial problems.
A cross-sectional study was carried out addressing lifetime inhalant
use and its association with socioeconomic status, lifetime marijuana use and lifetime binge drinking among 936 adolescents aged 15 to 19 years enrolled at public and private schools in the city of Belo Horizonte between August 2009 and February 2010.
The Question: Do poly-substance abusers who also abuse inhalants
have more cognitive and behavioral problems than poly-substance abusers who don't abuse inhalants
He said all inhalant
allergies -- whether from dust mites, cockroaches, grass, feathers, mould or cat allergies -- have the same symptoms: blocked and runny noses, sneezing, wheezing, cough and red and itchy eyes.
One of the methods of inhalant
abuse is by soaking a rag with the desired inhalant
and then stuffing it in their mouths.
Clues to inhalant
abuse include a "glue sniffer's rash" on the face, cheeks, and nose.
The general absence of knowledge (5) is reflected in the minimal description of inhalant
use disorders in the DSM-IV.
Harvey Weiss, executive director of the coalition, suggested that it might be time to broaden the traditional focus on inhalant
prevention among children and adolescents.
The result is that inhalant
users are turned away from treatment programs or are not adequately treated," Mr.
Wolfe, an inhalant
expert and director of the New England Inhalant
Abuse Coalition, said many inhalant
abusers are turned away from treatment programs because of rages caused by neurological damage.
use refers to the intentional inhalation of chemical vapors for the purpose of producing psychoactive effects.
Depending upon the inhalant
, recovery may take minutes to hours or may not occur at all.
3/22/10) claiming that inhalant
abuse is found almost exclusively in young people, people interested in using drugs generally stop using inhalants
and move onto other substances, the substances are non-addictive, and that media coverage only compounds problem usage, The National Inhalant
Prevention Coalition (NIPC) sent out a press release setting the record straight.