Abuse of flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) and other benzodiazepines in Austin and south Texas.

@article{Calhoun1996AbuseOF,
  title={Abuse of flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) and other benzodiazepines in Austin and south Texas.},
  author={Sasha Calhoun and Donald R. Wesson and Gantt P. Galloway and David A. Ehlers Smith},
  journal={Journal of psychoactive drugs},
  year={1996},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={183-9}
}
Flunitrazepam (Rohypnol) is a benzodiazepine sedative-hypnotic that has generated significant media attention in the United States because of its abuse and its association with "date rape." A field investigation was conducted in south Texas to ascertain the nature and consequences of the abuse of flunitrazepam. In semistructured interviews, 66 subjects identified as flunitrazepam users were asked about their use of alcohol and other drugs and their sexual behaviors. Many subjects identified the… CONTINUE READING

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