Beatrice A. Rouse

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The prevalence and patterns of smokeless tobacco use and its correlates were assessed in the National Institute on Drug Abuse National Household Survey of residents 12 years of age and older. Overall, 11% of the general population have "ever tried" chewing tobacco, snuff, or other smokeless tobacco. Of these, 5% were former users and 3% used smokeless(More)
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which marijuana, as currently used by the population studied, is an actual hallucinogen rather than an intoxicant or stimulant. There is evidence that marijuana is a potential hallucinogen. Lewin (I) introduced the classification "phantastica" to pharmacology as including drugs capable of evoking(More)
NIDA Research Monographs are prepared by the research divisions of the National Institute on Drug Abuse and published by its Office of Science. The primary objective of the series is to provide critical reviews of research problem areas and techniques, the content of state-of-the-art conferences, and integra-tive research reviews. Its dual publication(More)
Disulfiram had more pronounced sedative effects on healthy normal subjects with low levels of plasma dopamine-beta-hydroxylase (DBH) than it did on subjects with higher levels. It is suggested that DBH levels might provide a means of predicting increased susceptibility to disulfiram side effects.
National trends in substance abuse are presented: the civilian noninstitutionalized general population; drug-related emergency department episodes; and booked arrestees. Major metropolitan differences are also noted. This study was based on the primary national data systems for these groups: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration(More)