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[Clinical study of butane gas abuse: in comparison with toluene-based solvent and marihuana].

@article{Tohhara1989ClinicalSO,
  title={[Clinical study of butane gas abuse: in comparison with toluene-based solvent and marihuana].},
  author={Satoru Tohhara and Naosuke Tani and T Nakajima and Eiji Tsuda},
  journal={Arukoru kenkyu to yakubutsu izon = Japanese journal of alcohol studies \& drug dependence},
  year={1989},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={
          504-10
        }
}
  • S. TohharaN. Tani E. Tsuda
  • Published 1 December 1989
  • Psychology
  • Arukoru kenkyu to yakubutsu izon = Japanese journal of alcohol studies & drug dependence
We reported 2 cases of patients who abused butane gas, toluene-based solvent and marihuana. They showed different signs in the each substance, respectively. Butane gas was easier to make visual hallucinations and distorted perception of body form, and was less potent and addictive than toluene-based solvent. Spontaneous laughter and the most amotivational state were characterized by marihuana intoxication. Alteration of auditory perception that simple music sounded wonderful was also… 
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