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Methamphetamine use

Sandra B. McPherson

Methamphetamine use

clinical and forensic aspects

by Sandra B. McPherson

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methamphetamine abuse,
  • Methamphetamine

  • Edition Notes

    Statementauthors, Sandra B. McPherson, Harold V. Hall, Errol Yudko.
    ContributionsHall, Harold V., Yudko, Errol.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5822.A5 M483 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22551823M
    ISBN 109780849372735
    LC Control Number2008040767

    Long-term methamphetamine use has many negative consequences for physical health, including extreme weight loss, severe dental problems (“meth mouth”), and skin sores caused by scratching. Methamphetamine use also raises the risk of contracting infectious diseases like HIV and hepatitis B and C. These can be contracted both by sharingFile Size: KB. Read this book on Questia. Growing in popularity more than any other illegal drug, methamphetamine has been shown to produce a paranoid psychotic state, which may recur months or years after use.

    methamphetamine abuse in the U.S. increased fivefold, from less than 1% in to over 6% in The Drug Abuse Warning Network emergency room reports show a similar trend nationally: a slight rise from just un mentions in to 17, in Abt Associates Inc. Methamphetamine Use: Lessons Learned iiiFile Size: KB. T.J. Phillips, C. Reed, in International Review of Neurobiology, Abstract. Methamphetamine has powerful stimulant and euphoric effects that are experienced as rewarding and encourage use. Methamphetamine addiction is associated with debilitating illnesses, destroyed relationships, child neglect, violence, and crime; but after many years of research, broadly effective medications have.

    What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine is an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. It has many nicknames— meth, crank, chalk or speed being the most common. (See the list of street l meth is used by individuals of all ages, but is most commonly used as a “club drug,” taken while partying in night clubs or at rave parties. The book begins with a history of drug control in America, then provides global perspectives on methamphetamine use. It explores biochemical aspects and includes a chapter on the methamphetamine analogue "ecstasy.".


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Methamphetamine use by Sandra B. McPherson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The use of methamphetamine, better known as crystal meth, was particularly prevalent: A pill form of the drug, Pervitin, was distributed by the millions to Wehrmacht troops before the successful Author: Sarah Pruitt. Methamphetamine: Crystal Meth - Abuse, Addiction and Treatments by Office of National Drug Control Policy, Federal Bureau of Investigation, et al.

| out of 5 stars 1. “Don't get me wrong. Sacramento is a lovely place, particularly for those with a fondness for methamphetamines.

For the meth-addled, Sacramento had conveniently placed a Greyhound bus station just yards from the statehouse where Austria's finest was. In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L.

White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a 'wonder drug' to the current perception that it is a 'scourge' of by: According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately million people ( percent of the population) reported using methamphetamine in the past year, and( percent) reported using it in the past month.

The average age of new methamphetamine users in was years old   Methamphetamine use has risen alarmingly, reaching epidemic proportions in some regions. The purpose of this course is to provide a current, evidence-based overview of methamphetamine abuse and dependence and its treatment in order to allow healthcare professionals to more effectively identify, treat, or refer patients who use : Netce.

Methamphetamine may also be used for other indications not listed in this guide. Important information. You should not use methamphetamine if you have glaucoma, overactive thyroid, severe agitation, moderate to severe high blood pressure, heart disease or coronary artery disease, or a history of drug abuse/ Methamphetamine was originally developed for medical use and administered in pill form.

Users can still take meth in that way today, either with manufactured pills, homemade pills, or other means of ingesting the drug. Effects of Different Methods of Administration. Injecting or smoking meth gives the user the biggest and quickest "rush" or.

In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L.

White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a "wonder drug" to the current perception that it is a "scourge" of Crystal meth is the common name for crystal methamphetamine, a strong and highly addictive drug that affects the central nervous is no legal use for it.

It comes in clear crystal. Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Crystal methamphetamine is a form of the drug that looks like glass fragments or shiny, bluish-white rocks.

It is chemically similar to amphetamine, a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a sleep disorder. Methamphetamine and author of the book, Crystal Meth: They Call it Ice. Holley also serves on the Alabama Attorney General’s Task Force on Methamphetamine as Chairman of the Education Committee.

InDr. Holley closed her medical practice to devote all of her time to managing Mothers Against Size: KB. Women on Ice: Methamphetamine Use among Suburban Women By Miriam Boeri Rutgers University Press, Read preview Overview.

The Meth Menace: Battling the Fast-Paced Spread of Methamphetamine May Mean Attacking It from Several Fronts. A man is accused of attempted murder of a former crystal meth addict. He claims he shot in self-defense, responding to the extremely aggressive behavior the victim was exhibiting.

How will this play out in court. Most likely, the prosecution and the defense will call various expert witnesses - perhaps neurologists, psychologists, pathologists - each with testimonies based on their own 2/5(1). “Wakati Ford Bronco inatoka katika Kiwanda cha Dongyang Pharmaceuticals S.A de C.V.

(kilichomilikiwa na mkurugenzi mkuu wa 'methamphetamine' wa Kolonia Santita mfanyabiashara wa Kichina kutoka Chaling, katika jimbo la Hunan, kusini ya kati ya China, Li Dongyang; na mkurugenzi wa usalama wa Kolonia Santita kutoka Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico City, Gortari Manuel) Daniel Yehuda na Radia.

Methamphetamine is an amphetamine with central nervous system (CNS) stimulating activity. Methamphetamine acts by both facilitating the release of catecholamines, particularly noradrenaline, dopamine and serotonin, from nerve terminals in the brain and by inhibiting their leads to an increase in synaptic concentration of these neurotransmitters and results in increased stimulation.

Methamphetamine: Effects & Responses Ann M Roche There is increasing concern about the use of methamphetamine in Australia. In particular, growing attention has focused on the use of the crystalline form of methamphetamine known as ‘ice’.

There is currently a lack of understanding about who uses methamphetamine,File Size: KB. About the Book. Methamphetamine: A Love Story presents an insider’s view of the world of methamphetamine based on the life stories of thirty-three adults formerly immersed in using, dealing, and manufacturing meth in rural a respectful tone towards her subjects, Shukla illuminates their often decades-long love affair with the drug, the attractions of the lifestyle, the.

Viswanath et al. described thyroid storm induced by methamphetamine use in a detailed case report discussing a YOF presenting with various complaints including palpitations, emesis, and SOB, all of which happened in the 24 h following methamphetamine use.

Laboratory data and VS lead to a Burch–Wartofsky Score = 35, suggestive of thyroid storm. Methamphetamine is often used recreationally for its effects as a potent euphoriant and stimulant as well as aphrodisiac qualities.

According to a National Geographic TV documentary on methamphetamine, an entire subculture known as party and play is based around sexual activity and methamphetamine use. Participants in this subculture, which consists almost entirely of homosexual male Other names: N-methylamphetamine, N,α.

This book is a timely, useful reference for any health and human services professional or student seeking insight into methamphetamine use and its impact on its users, their associates, and :   In Methamphetamine: Its History, Pharmacology, and Treatment, the first book in Hazelden's Library of Addictive Drugs series, Ralph Weisheit and William L.

White examine the nature and extent of meth use in the United States, from meth's early reputation as a "wonder drug" to the current perception that it is a "scourge" of 5/5(1).

Across the world, methamphetamine use as a recreational drug has increased significantly since the s, and it is reported as the second most widely misused substance, exceeded only by cannabis.

17 In the USA during the s and s, methamphetamine was produced and trafficked mainly by motorcycle gangs, mostly in California. 18 Patrons Cited by: