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Synonyms for inhalant

something that is inhaled

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a medication to be taken by inhaling it

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Some authors have shown the link between inhalant abuse and violent behaviour, while others have discovered that inhalant abusers' tendencies are much more deviant and criminal in many ways.
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 definition of inhalant abuse and dependence was that used in the DSM-IV--a maladaptive pattern of inhalant use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress, as manifested by impairment in physical, occupational, legal and social domains, occurring within a 12-month period.
Physicians now need to include inhalant abuse in their routine screen of adults for substance abuse--and not just for youth," he said.
This was a substantially higher prevalence of service use compared to those with inhalant abuse (38.
Sudden sniffing death is the name given to this fatal result of inhalant abuse.
Inhalant abuse is an often overlooked form of substance abuse.
Inhalant abuse made headlines years ago when its popularity peaked among adolescents.
This year, NIDA announced the continuation of a broad-based research initiative begun in 2002 to address the epidemiologic, social, behavioral, cognitive, and neurobiological consequences of inhalant abuse, as well as treatment and prevention.
Monitoring the Future and other studies indicate that inhalant abuse is particularly prevalent among young teens.
Programs aimed at reducing inhalant abuse among American adolescents should target elementary school-age children, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International and Columbia University.
A compound that has been studied for its possible effects in treating nicotine and heroin addictions also may ultimately fill a gap in the treatment of inhalant abuse.
Indeed, Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey referred to inhalant abuse as "America's hidden drug problem.