Abuse of Boot Polish by Ingestion: a Case Report


This case report describes the abuse of boot polish by inhalation and ingestion in a 32 year old patient who also had alcohol dependence. Pleasurable psychological effects, craving, active search for the substance and tolerance were present but withdrawal symptoms could not be demonstrated because of simultaneous alcohol dependence.

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@inproceedings{Nigam1993AbuseOB, title={Abuse of Boot Polish by Ingestion: a Case Report}, author={Anil Kumar Nigam and R Srivastava and B. S. Chavan and Shekhar Saxena}, booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry}, year={1993} }