inhalant

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inhalant

1. (esp of a volatile medicinal formulation) inhaled for its soothing or therapeutic effect
2. an inhalant medicinal formulation
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Inhalant abuse is considered to be the fourth worst habit after alcohol, smoking and marijuana use.
Inhalant abuse can cause asphyxia, suffocation, or "sudden sniffing death" from sensitization of the myocardium to catecholamines (especially Freon) and a catecholamine rush after exercise or masturbation, resulting in cardiovascular collapse, she said.
The current study therefore set out to explore the correlates of inhalant abuse of the subjects from a drug de-addiction clinic.
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).
The Inhalant Abuse Prevention and the Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) website, www.
The Alliance for Consumer Education (ACE) has teamed up with A&E Television to raise awareness of inhalant abuse via an hour long special devoted to the subject.
Parents have a responsibility to be careful about how they store these common household products and to take the time to talk to their teens about the serious dangers associated with inhalant abuse.
Her research interests include the relationship between identity and healing from drug addiction, substance abuse programming, self-harm among women and girls, the connection between youth resiliency and inhalant abuse, and equine assisted learning as a healing approach to addictions.