Gold, an expert on drugs and the brain, also expressed concern about the central nervous system and brain damage caused by inhalant abuse
Gold, an expert on drugs and the brain, expressed concern about the central nervous system and brain damage caused by inhalant abuse
DSM-IV criteria were used to classify subjects based on whether they met lifetime criteria for inhalant abuse
(without dependence) or dependence (with or without abuse).
Nationally, in 2004/2005, inhalant abuse
was more common among 8th graders than marijuana.
We should not view inhalant abuse
[simply] as a substance abuse problem," Weiss says.
This article, the second installment in this year's edition of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body, will alert your students to the real dangers of inhalant abuse
and explain to them why the smart choice is never to try inhalants--not even once.
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.
Physical signs of inhalant abuse
include unusual breath odor or chemical odor on clothing, spots or sores around the mouth, nausea or loss of appetite, slurred speech, dazed appearance, and red or runny eyes or nose.
Iowa and Oregon are not only aiming at effective programs, but targeting a specific drug problem - methamphetamine in Iowa and inhalant abuse
Activists did not believe that the additive would eradicate inhalant abuse
, since hard-core users could turn to other substances.
As inhalant abuse
increased visibly throughout Central America in the 1980s, particularly among younger children, organizations started treatment programs for chronic sniffers.
CICAD also conducts workshops and training programs on a grassroots level, from establishing new drug regulations to researching inhalant abuse
among street children.
Senator Kohl is a strong advocate for ACE's flagship program of inhalant abuse
In his research, he specializes in method development and clinical toxicology, with a focus on inhalant abuse
and workplace drug testing.